Sylvirana Dubois, 1992

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Sylvirana
9 species

Sylvirana Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 326. Type species: Lymnodytes nigrovittatus Blyth, 1855, by original designation. Proposed as a subgenus of Rana.  

SylviranaFrost, 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: 248; Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 188. Recognition as a genus. 

Boulengerana Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 21. Type species: Rana guentheri Boulenger, 1882. See comment under Ranidae record. Synonymy by Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 188. 

Distribution

China, including Hainan Island, Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and in northeast India in West Bengal. 

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Hylarana by Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 188, where it had been placed by Che, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 3. See comment under Hylarana for access to relevant revisionary literature. 

Contained taxa (9 sp.):

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