Zhangixalus burmanus

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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: Zhangixalus
Species: Zhangixalus burmanus



Zhangixalus burmanus (Andersson, 1939)

  • Holotype: NHRM 1858, adult ♂, collected by René Malaise.
  • Type locality: “little village of Kambaiti situation in N. East Burma near the border of China in a highland 2,000 m above th sea-level and overgrown with dense bamboo-jungles and primeval forests”, Myanmar.


  • Polypedates (Rhacophorus) dennysii burmana Andersson, 1939: 1 [original combination]
  • Rhacophorus burmanusOhler, 2009: 179 [subsequent combination]
  • Zhangixalus burmanusJiang, Jiang, Ren, Wu & Li, 2019: 7 [subsequent combination]


  • Rhacophorus taronensis Smith, 1940: 473 [synonymised by Ohler (2009: 182)]
    • Holotype: BMNH 1940.6.1.39, adult ♀, donated by Ronald John Henry Kaulbac.
    • Type locality: “27°38′ N, 98°10′ E.... Patsarlamdam”, northern Myanmar.
  • Rhacophorus gongshanensis Yang & Su, 1984: 51 [synonymised with Rhacophorus taronensis by Wilkinson & Rao (2004: 451)]
    • Holotype: KIZ 810732, adult ♂, collected on 7 June 1981.
    • Type locality: “Pumansao [= Pumanshao], Baoshan County, Yunnan; altitude 1880 m.”, China.



Primary references

  • IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2022. IUCN: Zhangixalus burmanus  (Least Concern). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2022: e.T175773802A175774232. Accessed on 20 March 2023.

Vernacular names

English: Burmese Gliding Treefrog