Buergeria Tschudi, 1838

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Buergeriinae > Genus: Buergeria
6 species

Bürgeria Tschudi, 1838, Classif. Batr.: 34, 75. Type species: Hyla Bürgeri Temminck and Schlegel, 1838, by subsequent designation of Stejneger, 1907, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 58: 143.

Dendricus Gistel, 1848, Naturgesch. Thierr.: viii. Substitute name for Buergeria Tschudi, 1838.

BuergeriaStejneger, 1907, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 58: 143. Justified emendation.

English Names

Buerger's Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 111).


Taiwan and Hainan (China); Ryukyu Island to Honshu Island (Japan).


See Kuramoto, 1980, Bull. Fukuoka Univ. Educ., Nat. Sci., 30: 61-64, for discussion of relationships among species. Nishizawa, Kurabayashi, Kunihara, Sano, Fujii, and Sumida, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 59: 139-147, reported on the mtDNA phylogenetics of the species as did Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543-583, in their molecular tree based on Genbank sequences.

Contained taxa (6 sp.):

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