Raorchestes griet

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Rhacophoridae
Subfamilia: Rhacophorinae
Genus: Raorchestes
Species: Raorchestes griet

Name[edit]

Raorchestes griet (Bossuyt, 2002)

Type locality: "Munnar (10° 05´ N, 77° 03´ E), altitude approximately 1500 m, Kerala, Western Ghats, India".

Holotype: IRSNB 1919.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Philautus griet Bossuyt, 2002
  • Pseudophilautus griet — Li, Che, Murphy, Zhao, Zhao, Rao, and Zhang, 2009
  • Raorchestes griet — Biju, Shouche, Dubois, Dutta & Bossuyt, 2010

References[edit]

  • Bossuyt, F. 2002: A new species of Philautus (Anura: Ranidae) from the Western Ghats of India. Journal of Herpetology, 36: 656–661.
  • Li, J.-t., J. Che, R. W. Murphy, H. Zhao, E.-m. Zhao, D.-q. Rao & Y.-p. Zhang. 2009: New insights to the molecular phylogenetics and generic assessment in the Rhacophoridae (Amphibia: Anura) based on five nuclear and three mitochondrial genes, with comments on the evolution of reproduction. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 53: 509–522.
  • Biju S.D., Shouche Y., Dubois A., Dutta S.K. & Bossuyt F. 2010: A ground-dwelling rhacophorid frog from the highest mountain peak of the Western Ghats of India. Current Science, 98: 1119–1125. Full article
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Raorchestes griet. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Raorchestes griet (Critically Endangered) Downloaded on 10 July 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Munnar Bubble-nest Frog