Raorchestes chalazodes

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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: Rhacophoridae
Subfamilia: Rhacophorinae
Genus: Raorchestes
Species: Raorchestes chalazodes


Raorchestes chalazodes (Günther, 1876)

Type locality: "Travancore", South India.

Holotype: BM 1947.2.6.35.


  • Ixalus chalazodes Günther, 1876
  • Rhacophorus (Philautus) chalazodesAhl, 1931
  • Philautus chalazodesGorham, 1974
  • Philautus (Philautus) chalazodesBossuyt & Dubois, 2001
  • Pseudophilautus chalazodes — Li, Che, Murphy, Zhao, Zhao, Rao & Zhang, 2009
  • Raorchestes chalazodes — Biju, Shouche, Dubois, Dutta, and Bossuyt, 2010


  • Günther, A.C.L.G. 1876 "1875": Third report on collections of Indian reptiles obtained by the British Museum. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1875: 567–577.
  • Gorham, S.W. 1974: Checklist of World Amphibians Up to January 1, 1970. Saint John, Canada: New Brunswick Museum.
  • 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 chalazodes. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Raorchestes chalazodes  (Critically Endangered) Downloaded on 07 July 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Chalazodes Bubble-nest Frog