Polypedates mutus

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Northern treefrog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Polypedates
Species: P. mutus
Binomial name
Polypedates mutus
(Smith, 1940)

Rhacophorus mutus Smith, 1940

Polypedates mutus (common names: northern treefrog, Burmese whipping frog, and vocal sacless treefrog) is a species of frog in the family Rhacophoridae. It is found in southern and southwestern China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. However, it may actually represent two different species. It is not know which one of these is the "true" Polypedates mutus as specimens from the type locality in northern Myanmar have not been analysed.[2] Its natural habitats are forests and the surrounding areas. It breeds in standing water (e.g., pools, ponds, marshes, and paddy fields). It is suffering from habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b van Dijk, P.P.; Ohler, A.; Lau, M.W.N.; Shi Haitao & Yang Datong (2004). "Polypedates mutus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 30 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Polypedates mutus (Smith, 1940)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 30 August 2015.