Rhacophorinae Hoffman, 1932 (1858)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae
437 species

Polypedatidae Günther, 1858, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1858: 346. Type genus: Polypedates Tschudi, 1838.

PolypedatinaMivart, 1869, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1869: 292.

PolypedatinaeBoulenger, 1888, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1888: 205.

PolypedatidaeNoble, 1927, Ann. New York Acad. Sci., 30: 105.

Rhacophoridae Hoffman, 1932, S. Afr. J. Sci., 29: 581. Type genus: Rhacophorus Kuhl and Van Hasselt, 1822.

RhacophorinaeLaurent, 1943, Bull. Mus. R. Hist. Nat. Belg., 19: 16.

RacophoridaeHellmich, 1957, Veröff. Zool. Staatssamml. München, 5: 28. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Philautinae Dubois, 1981, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 15: 258. Type genus: Philautus Gistel, 1848. Synonymy by Channing, 1989, S. Afr. J. Zool., 24: 116-131.

PhilautiniDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 34, 69; Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 335.

RhacophoriniDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 336.

Nyctixalini Grosjean, Delorme, Dubois, and Ohler, 2008, J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res., 46: 174. Type genus: Nyctixalus Boulenger, 1882. 

Rhacophorina — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 255. 

Nyctixalinia — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 255. Infratribe. 

Rhacophorinia — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 255. Infratribe. 

Gracilixalinoa Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 255. Type genus: Gracilixalus Delorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2005. 

Orixalinoa Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 256. Type genus: Orixalus Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021. 

Philautinoa — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 257. Hypotribe. 

Kurixalites Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 257. Type genus: Kurixalus Ye, Fei, and Dubois, 1999. Clan. 

Mercuranites Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 257. Type genus; Mercurana Abraham, Pyron, Ansil, Zachariah, and Zachariah, 2013. Clan. 

Beddomixalities Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 258. Type genus: Beddomixalus Abraham, Pyron, Ansil, Zachariah, and Zachariah, 2013. Subclan. 

Mercuranities — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 258. Subclan. 

Nasutixalites Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 258. Type genus: Nasutixalus Jiang, Yan, Wang, and Che, 2016. Clan. 

Philautites — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 259. Clan. 

Rhacophorinoa — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 259. Hypotribe. 

Chirixalites Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 259. Type genus: Chirixalus Boulenger, 1893. Clan. 

Rhacophorites — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 259. Clan. 

Feihylities Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 260. Type genus: Feihyla Frost et al., 2006. Subclan. 

Polypedatities — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 260. Subclan. 

Ghatixalitoes Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 260. Type genus: Ghatixalus Biju, Roelants, and Bossuyt, 2008. 

Polypedatitoes — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 261. Infraclan. 

Rhacophorities — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 261. Subclan. 

Tamixalities Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 261. Type genus: Tamixalus Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021. 

Vampyriinoa Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 262. Type genus: Vampyrius Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021. 

Romerina Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 262. Type genus: Romerus Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021. 

Nomina inquirenda - Name(s) unassigned to a living or extinct population

Dendrobatorana Ahl, 1927 "1926", Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1926112. Type species: Hylambates dorsalis Peters, 1875, by original designation. Comment: See Dubois, 1981, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 15: 266, for discussion of the problems of applying this name and identifying the type species (although he and earlier authors [e.g., Laurent, 1972, Copeia, 1972: 201] suggest that it might be a Phrynobatrachus and Morère and Dubois in Dubois, 1987, Alytes, 6: 41, thought it might be a Philautus). See discussion by Ohler, 1999, Mitt. Mus. Naturkd. Berlin, Zool., 75: 37-45, who noted that it is not a member of CardioglossaPhrynobatrachus, or Philautus, and likely is an unknown member of Rhacophorinae (Rhacophoridae of this catalog).

Hylambates dorsalis  Peters, 1875, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1875: 209. Holotype: ZMB 7730 according to Bauer, Günther, and Klipfel, 1995, in Bauer et al. (eds.), Herpetol. Contr. W.C.H. Peters: 40; type is figured in Plate 3, fig. Type locality: "Yoruba (Lagos)", Nigeria. *Cardioglossa dorsalis— Nieden, 1908, Zool. Anz., 32: 661. * Dendrobatorana dorsalis— Ahl, 1927 "1926", Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1926: 112. * Yoruba Long-fingered Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 37).See discussion by Ohler, 1999, Mitt. Mus. Naturkd. Berlin, Zool., 75: 37-45, who noted that it is not a member of CardioglossaPhrynobatrachus, or Philautus, and likely is an unknown member of Rhacophorinae (Rhacophoridae of this catalog).

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Tropical Africa and Asia to temperate China and Japan.

Comment

See comments under Rhacophoridae and Mantellidae.

Contained taxa (437 sp.):

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