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New Records of Amolops kaulbacki Specimens from Yunnan Province, China with Discussion on Species Distribution

Hou Mian, Yu Guo-Hua, Liu Xiao-Long, Liu Shuo, Wang Bin, Li Pi-Peng, Nikolai L. Orlov


We got seven specimens of Kaulback’s torrent frog of genus Amolops from Gaoligong Mountain National Forest Park, Pianma and Duloangjiang Towns, Lushui and Gongshan Counties, Nujiang Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China, and checked some specimens from Kunming Natural History Museum of Zoology, Natural History Museum of Britain, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and California Academy of Science during 2015 – 2020, respectively. According to our morphological and molecular identification, the cascade frog specimens from Pianma and Dulongjiang towns refer to Amolops kaulbacki (Smith, 1940) what are the new records for China. The morphological description of specimens from China is given.


Amolops kaulbacki; Yunnan; China; new records

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