Raorchestes ponmudi

Raorchestes ponmudi

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 ponmudi

NameEdit

Raorchestes ponmudi (Biju & Bossuyt, 2005)

Type locality: "'upper sanatorium' Ponmudi (8° 45´ N, 77° 08´ E), altitude 1000 m, Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala, India".

Holotype: BNHM 4257.

SynonymsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • Biju, S.D. & F. Bossuyt. 2005: New species of Philautus (Anura: Ranidae, Rhacophorinae) from Ponmudi Hill in the Western Ghats of India. Journal of Herpetology, 39: 349–353.
  • 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.
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Raorchestes ponmudi. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Raorchestes ponmudi  (Critically Endangered) Downloaded on 11 July 2008.

ReferencesEdit

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Ponmudi Bubble-nest Frog