Raorchestes graminirupes

TaxonavigationEdit

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 graminirupes

NameEdit

Raorchestes graminirupes (Biju & Bossuyt), 2005

Type locality: "at an altitude of 1020 m above sea level, at 'upper sanatorium' Ponmudi Hill, (approximately 8° 45´ N, 77° 08´ E) in Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala, India".

Holotype: BNHM 4265.

SynonymsEdit

  • Philautus graminirupes Biju and Bossuyt, 2005
  • Pseudophilautus graminirupes — Li, Che, Murphy, Zhao, Zhao, Rao, and Zhang, 2009
  • Raorchestes graminirupes — Biju, Shouche, Dubois, Dutta & Bossuyt, 2010

Primary referencesEdit

  • Biju, S.D. & F. Bossuyt. 2005: Two new Philautus (Anura: Ranidae: Rhacophorinae) from Ponmudi Hill in the Western Ghats of India. Copeia, 2005: 29–37.

ReferencesEdit

  • Bee, M.A.; Suyesh, R.; Biju, S.D. 2013: Vocal behavior of the Ponmudi bush frog (Raorchestes graminirupes): repertoire and individual variation. Herpetologica, 69(1): 22–35. DOI: 10.1655/HERPETOLOGICA-D-11-00042 Reference page
  • 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 graminirupes. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Raorchestes graminirupes  (Vulnerable) Downloaded on 10 July 2008.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Ponmudi Hill Bubble-nest Frog