Raorchestes longchuanensis

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 longchuanensis

NameEdit

Raorchestes longchuanensis (Yang & Li in Yang, Su & Li, 1979)

Type locality: "Gongdong ..., Longchuan Xian ... , altitude 1600 m", Yunnan, China.

Holotype: KIZ 74110046.

SynonymsEdit

  • Philautus longchuanensis Yang & Li in Yang, Su & Li, 1979
  • Philautus (Philautus) longchuanensisBossuyt & Dubois, 2001
  • Aquixalus longchuanensis — Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009
  • Pseudophilautus longchuanensis — Li, Che, Murphy, Zhao, Zhao, Rao, and Zhang, 2009
  • Raorchestes longchuanensis — Biju, Shouche, Dubois, Dutta & Bossuyt, 2010

ReferencesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Yang and Li in Yang, Su & Li, 1979, Acta Zootaxon. Sinica, 4: 186.
  • 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 longchuanensis. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Raorchestes longchuanensis  (Least Concern) Downloaded on 11 July 2008.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Longchuan Bubble-nest Frog