Amolops bellulus Liu, Yang, Ferraris, and Matsui, 2000

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Amolops > Species: Amolops bellulus

Amolops bellulus Liu, Yang, Ferraris, and Matsui, 2000, Copeia, 2000: 536. Holotype: KIZ 9810022, by original designation. Type locality: "small stream on west slope of Mt. Gaoligong in Pianma Township, Lushiu County, Nujiang Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China, close to the border between Yunnan and Myanmar, 26° 01.9′ N, 98° 38.0′ E, 1540 m elevation".

English Names

Pianma Torrent Frog (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 396).

Distribution

Known only from the region of the type locality (Pianma Township, Lushiu County, Nujiang Prefecture, western Yunnan, China) on the western slope of Mount Gaoligong; expected in closely adjacent eastern Myanmar.

Comment

Yang, 2008, in Yang and Rao (ed.), Amph. Rept. Yunnan: 93, provided a brief account for Yunnan, China. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1510-1514, provided an account, figures, and range map, and included the species in their Amolops monticola group. In the Amolops monticola group of Stuart, Bain, Phimmachak, and Spence, 2010, Herpetologica, 66: 52-66. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 396, provided a brief account. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 406, provided an account, illustrations, and a range map.

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