A rain frog from Thailand

Main report: A New Species of Rain-pool Frog, Fejervarya muangkanensis sp. nov., Discovered from Western Thailand
(Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Scientific Paper: Zoological Research   
New Taxa: Fejervarya muangkanensis
Common Name: Kanchanaburi Rain-Pool Frog
Species named for: the common name of the Kanchanaburi province, Thailand
Categories: Amphibians | New Species

The new species discovered lives in small ponds and can be heard from July to September in Thong Pha Phum, Kanchanaburi Province (for which it is named).  The new finding demonstrates that biodiversity of Thailand is still under exploration and enviornmental measures should be reinforced.

Dorsolateral view of a female paratype Fejervarya muangkanensis sp. nov. in life (Image by Chatmongkon Suwannapoom)



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