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Published: 2012-07-23

Larval morphology of two species of the genus Theloderma (Tschudi, 1838) from Vietnam (Anura: Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorinae)

Cologne Zoo, Riehler Str. 173, D-50735 Köln, Germany
Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, D-53113 Bonn, Germany
Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Hanoi, Vietnam
Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Hanoi, Vietnam
Muséum d'Histoire naturelle, Department of Herpetology and Ichthyology, C.P. 6434, 1211 Geneva 6, Switzerland
Cologne Zoo, Riehler Str. 173, D-50735 Köln, Germany
Amphibia Rhacophoridae Rhacophorinae


The genus Theloderma (Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorinae) was first described by Tschudi (1838) based on the type species T. leporosa from Sumatra. This genus is diagnosed by having, e.g., numerous calcified warts on the dorsum and Y-shaped terminal phalanges (Liem 1970; Manthey & Grossmann 1997). According to Frost (2011), Rowley et al. (2011) and Orlov et al. (2012) the genus Theloderma currently contains 23 species.


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How to Cite

GAWOR, A., CHAPUIS, S., PHAM, C. T., NGUYEN, T. Q., SCHMITZ, A., & ZIEGLER, T. (2012). Larval morphology of two species of the genus <em>Theloderma </em>(Tschudi, 1838) from Vietnam<em> </em>(Anura: Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorinae). Zootaxa, 3395(1), 59–64.