Rhacophorinae

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Rhacophorinae
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Common tree frog (Polypedates leucomystax)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Subfamily: Rhacophorinae
Hoffman, 1932
Genera

See text.

The Rhacophorinae are a subfamily of frogs in the family Rhacophoridae. They range from tropical Africa and Asia to temperate China and Japan.[1]

Genera[edit]

According to the "Amphibian Species of the World 5.6", there are 14 genera currently placed in Rhacophorinae:[1]

  • Chiromantis Peters, 1854 (15 sp.)
  • Feihyla Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006 (2 sp.)
  • Ghatixalus Biju, Roelants, and Bossuyt, 2008 (2 sp.)
  • Gracixalus Delorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2005 (7 sp.)
  • Kurixalus Ye, Fei, and Dubois, 1999 (10 sp.)
  • Liuixalus Li, Che, Bain, Zhao, and Zhang, 2008 (3 sp.)
  • Mercurana Abraham et al., 2013[2] (1 sp.)
  • Nyctixalus Boulenger, 1882 (3 sp.)
  • Philautus Gistel, 1848 (50 sp.)
  • Polypedates Tschudi, 1838 (23 sp.)
  • Pseudophilautus Laurent, 1943 (70 sp.)
  • Raorchestes Biju, Shouche, Dubois, Dutta, and Bossuyt, 2010 (49 sp.)
  • Rhacophorus Kuhl and Van Hasselt, 1822 (81 sp.)
  • Taruga Meegaskumbura, Meegaskumbura, Bowatte, Manamendra-Arachchi, Pethiyagoda, Hanken, and Schneider, 2010 (3 sp.)
  • Theloderma Tschudi, 1838 (22 sp.)

Other taxa with uncertain status:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Rhacophorinae Hoffman, 1932". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Robin Kurian Abraham, R. Alexander Pyron, Ansil B. R., Arun Zachariah, Anil Zachariah (2013). "Two novel genera and one new species of treefrog (Anura: Rhacophoridae) highlight cryptic diversity in the Western Ghats of India". Zootaxa 3640 (2): 177–189. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3640.2.3. 
  3. ^ "Beddomixalus bijui". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2013.