Raorchestes munnarensis

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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 munnarensis

Name[edit]

Raorchestes munnarensis (Biju & Bossuyt, 2009)

Type locality: "Munnar, on the way to Devikulam, Idukki, Kerala, India".

Holotype: BNHS 4481.

Synonyms[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Biju, S.D. & F. Bossuyt. 2009: Systematics and phylogeny of Philautus Gistel, 1848 (Anura, Rhacophoridae) in the Western Ghats of India, with descriptions of 12 new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 155: 374–444.
  • 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 munnarensis. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.