Liurana xizangensis

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Liurana xizangensis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Dicroglossidae
Genus: Limnonectes
L. xizangensis
Binomial name
Limnonectes xizangensis
(Hu, 1977)

Cornufer xizangensis Hu, 1977
Ingerana xizangensis (Hu, 1977)
Platymantis xizangensis (Hu, 1977)
Micrixalus xizangensis (Hu, 1977)
Liurana xizangensis (Hu, 1977)

Limnonectes xizangensis is a species of frog in the Dicroglossidae family. It is endemic to China and only known from the region of its type locality, Yi’ong, in Bomê County, Tibet (=Xizang in Chinese).[1][2] Its natural habitat is mixed forests where it lives under moss.[1]

Male Limnonectes xizangensis measure about 21 mm (0.83 in) in snout–vent length.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Fei Liang & Lau, M.W.N. (2004). "Liurana xizangensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T58323A11765972. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58323A11765972.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Limnonectes xizangensis (Hu, 1977)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 2 August 2015.
  3. ^ Fei, L. (1999). Atlas of Amphibians of China (in Chinese). Zhengzhou: Henan Press of Science and Technology. p. 226. ISBN 7-5349-1835-9.