Raorchestes ochlandrae

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 ochlandrae

NameEdit

Raorchestes ochlandrae (Gururaja, Dinesh, Palot, Radhakrishnan & Ramachandra, 2007)

Type locality: "Kakkayam Reserve Forest, Calicut District, Kerala State,... (11°33´16 N, 75°55´12 E, altitude 745 m above mean sea level)".

Holotype: ZSI-WGFRS V/A 632.

SynonymsEdit

  • Raorchestes ochlandrae — Biju, Shouche, Dubois, Dutta & Bossuyt, 2010

ReferencesEdit

  • Gururaja K.V., Dinesh K.P., Palot M.J., Radhakrishnan C. & Ramachandra T.V., A new species of Philautus Gistel (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from southern Western Ghats, India. 2007, Zootaxa, 1621: 1–16.
  • 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 ochlandrae. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Kakkayam Bubble-nest Frog