Humerana miopus (Boulenger, 1918)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Humerana > Species: Humerana miopus

Rana miopus Boulenger, 1918, J. Nat. Hist. Soc. Siam, 3: 11-12. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation. Type locality: "Siam (Khao Wang Hip and Nakhon Sitamarat [= Nakhon Si Thammarat]", Thailand.

Rana (Hylorana) miopusBoulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 124.

Rana (Hylarana) miopusBourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 326. Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 42; by implication.

Rana (Humerana) miopusDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 325.

Humerana miopusFrost, 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: 368. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 35. See comment under Ranidae record.

English Names

Khao Wang Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 108).

Three-striped Frog (Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 126).


Peninsular Thailand and Malaya.


See Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 149; Taylor, 1962, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 43: 427-43, and Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 326-327, for accounts. See also Berry, 1975, Amph. Fauna Peninsular Malaysia: 79-80. Inger, Orlov, and Darevsky, 1999, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 92: 43, doubted the Vietnam records of Tran, Nguyen, and Ho, 1981, Res. Basic Invest. Fauna N. Vietnam. Orlov, Murphy, Ananjeva, Ryabov, and Ho, 2002, Russ. J. Herpetol., 9: 90, suggested that records for this species in Vietnam are in error. Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 115, provided a brief characterization and photograph, which Ohler, 2003, Alytes, 21: 100-102, was of Sylvirana cubitalis (as Rana). Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 126-127, provided a very brief account, map for Thailand, and photograph.

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