Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China, India, Myanmar
Saikia et al (2022) synonomized A. yarlungzangbo with A. gerbillus. "Due to the shallow genetic divergence between A. yarlungzangbo and A. gerbillus and the close geographic proximity between the respective type localities, we would like to propose a synonymy under Article 23 (principle of priority) of the International Code for Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN) warranting the examination of the types of the newly described species, which would result in the name Amolops gerbillus (Annandale, 1912) (described as Rana gerbillus Annandale, 1912) taking
precedence over Amolops yarlungzangbo K. Jiang, Y. Wang, C. Lik, S. Qi, P. Li, J. Che, 2020."
Saikia B, Sinha B, Laskar MA, Shabnam A, Dinesh KP. 2022. A new species of Amolops (Anura: Ranidae) representing the morphological ‘Marmoratus species group’ from Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India. Rec. of the Zoological Survey of India. 122(3):303-322.
Edited by: Michelle S. Koo (2023-04-08)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2023 Amolops gerbillus: Siang Valley Cascade Frog <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/4643> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 24, 2023.
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