Sylvirana mortenseni (Boulenger, 1903)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Sylvirana > Species: Sylvirana mortenseni

English Names

Koh Chang Island Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 108).

Mortensen's Frog (Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 132).

Distribution

Southeastern Thailand (Koh Chang, Trat Province) and southwestern Cambodia (Cardomom Mountains), below 800 m elevation.

Comment

Prior to the revision of Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297, placed in the Section Hylarana, subsection Hydrophylax, subgenus Sylvirana of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 326. See comment under Rana nigrovittata. Reported for southwestern Cambodia by Ohler, Swan, and Daltry, 2002, Raffles Bull. Zool., 50: 465-481. Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 132-133, provided a very brief account, map for Thailand, and photograph. Stuart and Emmett, 2006, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 109: 10, provided records for the Cadamom Mountains, southwestern Cambodia, and noted differences in observations from those made previously of this species by Ohler et al. (2002). Fei, Ye, Jiang, and Xie, 2008, Acta Zootaxon. Sinica, 33: 199-206, provided a key to the close relatives of this species. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Rana mortenseni) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 633.

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