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Correspondence
Published: 2018-10-23

Description and development of the tadpole of Rhacophorus feae (Anura; Rhacophoridae)

zoological society of London, Regent’s park, London, NW1 4RY
zoological society of London, Regent’s park, London, NW1 4RY
zoological society of London, Regent’s park, London, NW1 4RY
Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Abstract

The genus Rhacophorus Kuhl & Van Hasselt is currently known to contain 92 species of frogs (Frost 2018), distributed across south and south-east Asia. Rhacophorus feae Boulenger is a large member of this genus and has a seemingly expansive range been recorded from southern Yunnan in China, the Karen hills in Myanmar, northern Thailand, northern Laos and northern Vietnam (Chanard et al. 1999; Orlov et al. 2002; Nguyen et al. 2005; Stuart 2005; Yang 2008). It is currently included in the intrageneric R. dennysi group (Dubois 1986) along with R. duboisi Ohler, Marquis, Swan & Grosjean , R. dennysi Blanford, R. dugritei (David), R. minimus Rao, Wilkinson & Liu, R. hungfuensis Liu & Hu, R. dorsoviridis Bourret, R. nigropunctatus Liu, Hu & Yang, and R. smaragdinus (Blyth).

 

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How to Cite

KANE, D., MICHAELS, C. J., & TAPLEY, B. (2018). Description and development of the tadpole of <em>Rhacophorus</em> <em>feae</em> (Anura; Rhacophoridae). Zootaxa, 4504(1), 138–144. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4504.1.9