Rhacophorus orlovi

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Rhacophorus orlovi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Rhacophorus
Species: R. orlovi
Binomial name
Rhacophorus orlovi
Ziegler & J. Köhler, 2001

Rhacophorus orlovi is a species of frog in the family Rhacophoridae. The species is endemic to Southeast Asia.[1][2]

Etymology[edit]

The specific name, orlovi, is in honor of Russian herpetologist Nikolai Lusteranovich Orlov.

Geographic range[edit]

R. orlovi is found in Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.[1]

Habitat[edit]

The natural habitats of R. orlovi are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, rivers, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes.[1]

Conservation status[edit]

R. orlovi is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Truong NQ, Bain R, Chan-ard T, Stuart B (2004). Rhacophorus orlovi. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 July 2007.
  2. ^ Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M (2013). The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians. Exeter, England: Pelagic Publishing Ltd. xiii + 262 pp. ISBN 978-1-907807-41-1. (Rhacophorus orlovi, p. 159).

Further reading[edit]

  • Ziegler T, Köhler J (2001). "Rhacophorus orlovi sp. n., a new tree frog from Vietnam (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae)". Sauria 2001 (3): 37-46. (Rhacophorus orlovi, new species).