Uperodon nagaoi (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2001)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Uperodon > Species: Uperodon nagaoi

Ramanella nagaoi Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2001, J. South Asian Nat. Hist., 5: 122. Holotype: WHT 2826, by original designation. Type locality: "Kanneliya Forest Reserve (near Galle), Sri Lanka, alt. 150 m (06° 15′ N, 80° 20′ E)".

Uperodon nagaoi — Peloso, Frost, Richards, Rodrigues, Donnellan, Matsui, Raxworthy, Biju, Lemmon, Lemmon, and Wheeler, 2016, Cladistics, 32: 140. 

English Names

Nagao's Pug-snout Frog (de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 82).

Nagao's Globular Frog (Garg, Senevirathne, Wijayathilaka, Phuge, Deuti, Manamendra-Arachchi, Meegaskumbura, and Biju, 2018, Zootaxa, 4384: 32). 

Distribution

Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, and Western Provinces of Sri Lanka, ca. 125 m elevation. 

Comment

See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 459. de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 82, provided a brief account and color photograph. Bopage, Wewelwala, Krvavac, Jovanovic, Safarek, and Pushpamal, 2011, Salamandra, 47: 173-177, reported briefly on habitat. See account by Garg, Senevirathne, Wijayathilaka, Phuge, Deuti, Manamendra-Arachchi, Meegaskumbura, and Biju, 2018, Zootaxa, 4384: 32–33. 

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