Raorchestes menglaensis

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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 menglaensis

Name[edit]

Raorchestes menglaensis Kou, 1990

Type locality: "Zhishihe, Mengla County, Yunnan Province, China, alt. 900 m".

Holotype: YU A845090.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Philautus menglaensis Kou, 1990
  • Philautus (Philautus) menglaensisBossuyt & Dubois, 2001
  • Kirtixalus menglaensis — Yu, Rao, Zhang, and Yang, 2009
  • Aquixalus menglaensis — Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009
  • Pseudophilautus menglaensis — Li, Che, Murphy, Zhao, Zhao, Rao, and Zhang, 2009
  • Raorchestes menglaensis — Biju, Shouche, Dubois, Dutta & Bossuyt, 2010

Selected references[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kou, Z.-t. 1990: A new species of genus Philautus (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) from Yunnan, China. In: Zhao, E.-m. (Ed.), From Water onto Land. A volume Issued to Commemorate the Ninetieth Birthday of the Late Professor Liu Cheng-zhao. [In Chinese with English abstract].
  • Bossuyt, F. & A. Dubois. 2001: A review of the frog genus Philautus Gistel, 1848 (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae, Rhacophorinae). Zeylanica. Colombo, 6: 1–112.
  • 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 menglaensis. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Mengla Small Bubble-nest Frog