Feihyla palpebralis (Smith, 1924)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Feihyla > Species: Feihyla palpebralis

English Names

Vietnamese Bubble-nest Frog (Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 33).


Yunnan (Hekou and Pingbian counties) and extreme western Guizhou, China, south to Tam Dao, north of Hanoi, in Vietnam; also found on the Langbian Peaks area of southern Vietnam (type locality); expected in intervening northern Vietnam and adjacent Laos.


See account by Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 474-475, and Liu and Hu, 1961, Tailless Amph. China: 275-277 (as Philautus palpebralis). Yang, 1991, Amph. Fauna of Yunnan: 193-195, and Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 256-257, provided accounts (as Philautus palpebralis). See comments by Inger, Orlov, and Darevsky, 1999, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 92: 23-24. Yang, 2008, in Yang and Rao (ed.), Amph. Rept. Yunnan: 104-105, provided a brief account (as Philautus palpebralis) for Yunnan, China. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Chirixalus palpebralis) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 634. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 699-703, provided an account (as Aquixalus palpebralis) for China and spot map. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 437, provided a brief account (as Aquixalus palpebralis) including photographs of specimens.

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