Amolops afghanus

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Ranidae
Genus: Amolops
Species: Amolops afghanus

NameEdit

Amolops afghanus (Günther, 1858)

Syntypes: BM (1 adult, 2 larvae).

Type locality: "Afghanistan".

Lectotype: BMNH 1947.2.27.93, adult female, collection locality stated as Afghanistan (in error), W. Griffith.

SynonymsEdit

  • Polypedates afghana Günther, 1858
  • Amolops afghanus — Cope, 1865

ReferencesEdit

  • Günther, A. 1858 “1859”: Catalogue of the Batrachia Salientia in the Collection of the British History Museum. British Museum of Natural History, London.
  • Cope, E.D. 1865: Sketch of primary groups of Batrachia: Salientia. Natural History Review, 1865 :97–120.
  • Dever J.A., Fuiten A.M., Konu Ã.–, Wilkinson J.A. 2012: Cryptic torrent frogs of Myanmar: an examination of the Amolops marmoratus species complex with the resurrection of Amolops afghanus and the identification of a new species. Copeia, 2012(1): 57–76. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1643/CH-10-180. [1].