Rana jiemuxiensis Yan, Jiang, Chen, Fang, Jin, Li, Wang, Murphy, Che, and Zhang, 2011

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Rana > Species: Rana jiemuxiensis

Rana jiemuxiensis Yan, Jiang, Chen, Fang, Jin, Li, Wang, Murphy, Che, and Zhang, 2011, Asian Herpetol. Res., Ser. 2, 2: 68. Holotype: KIZ 05553, by original designation. Type locality: "Jiemuxi National Nature Reserve (28° 52′ 45″ N, 110° 24′ 608″ E, elevation 723 m), western Hunan, China".

Rana (Rana) jiemuxiensis — Yuan, Zhou, Chen, Poyarkov, Chen, Jang-Liaw, Chou, Matzke, Iizuka, Min, Kuzmin, Zhang, Cannatella, Hillis, and Che, 2016, Syst. Biol., 65: 835.

English Names

Sangzhi Brown Frog (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 308). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Jiemuxi National Nature Reserve, 723 m elevation), northwestern Hunan, China.

Comment

In the Rana longicrus group, formerly confused with Rana longicrus, according to the original publication. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 308, provided an account, photographs, and a range map for China. 

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