Rhacophorus annamensis

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Rhacophorus annamensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Rhacophorus
Species: R. annamensis
Binomial name
Rhacophorus annamensis
Smith, 1924
Synonyms

Rhacophorus notater Smith, 1924

Rhacophorus annamensis (Annam flying frog) is a species of frog in the Rhacophoridae family found in the Annamite Mountains in Cambodia and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1][2] The females of this species are somewhat larger, at around 4.0 in (10 cm). This frog is usually a light gray color, but can also be brown or a dark red color, and in some cases bright yellow.

References[edit]

  1. ^ van Dijk, P.P., Stuart, B. & Bain. R. 2004. Rhacophorus annamensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 July 2007.
  2. ^ E., Ryboltovsky . "The annamese flying frog ." Zoocom Ltd. 1999. International Zoo News (England), Web. 9 February 2010.