Species of Thailand
Doi Inthanon torrent frog
Amolops archotaphus, Tanya Chan-Ard & Robert Frederick Inger, 1997
(In Thai: กบชะง่อนผาอินทนนท์)
The Doi Inthanon rock frog (Amolops archotaphus or Rana archotaphus) is a species of frog in the Ranidae family. It is named after Doi Inthanon mountain and is found in Laos, Thailand, and possibly Vietnam. It is known from Doi Inthanon and in Chiang Rai Province in northern Thailand, and the Annamite Range in Laos. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rivers. It is threatened by habitat destruction and degradation, particularly agriculture, development of infrastructure, logging and water pollution.
Until 1997, this species was hidden as a cryptic species within the Odorrana livida complex, and was reassigned to Amolops in 2008.
This article uses material from Wikipedia released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike Licence 3.0. Eventual photos shown in this page may or may not be from Wikipedia, please see the license details for photos in photo by-lines.
- Amolops archotaphus
- Doi Inthanon torrent frog
- Doi Inthanon rock frog
- Thai: กบชะง่อนผาอินทนนท์
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Please help us review our species pages if wrong photos are used or any other details in the page is wrong. We can be reached via our contact us page.