Gracixalus medogensis


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: Gracixalus
Species: Gracixalus medogensis


Gracixalus medogensis (Ye & Hu, 1984)

Type locality: "Medog County, Xizang Autonomous Region [= Tibet], altitude 1,500 m", China.

Holotype: CIB 73II0051.


  • Philautus medogensis Ye & Hu, 1984
  • Philautus (Philautus) medogensisBossuyt & Dubois, 2001
  • Aquixalus medogensis — Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009
  • Gracixalus medogensis — Li, Che, Murphy, Zhao, Zhao, Rao, and Zhang, 2009


  • Ye, C.-y. & S.-q. Hu. 1984: A new species of Philautus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Xizang Autonomous Region. Acta Herpetologica Sinica New Series. Chengdu, 3 (4): 67–69. [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.
  • Fei, L., S.-q. Hu, C.-y. Ye & Y.-z. Huang. 2009: Fauna Sinica. Amphibia. Volume 2. Anura. Beijing: Chinese Academy of Science. Science Press.
  • 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.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Gracixalus medogensis  (Data Deficient) Downloaded on 11 July 2008.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Medog Bubble-nest Frog