Kurixalus hainanus (Zhao, Wang, and Shi, 2005)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Kurixalus > Species: Kurixalus hainanus

Rhacophorus hainanus Zhao, Wang, and Shi In Zhao, Wang, Shi, Wu, and Zhao, 2005, Sichuan J. Zool., 24: 297. Holotype: HAINNU A0229, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Diaoluo, Lingshui Co., Hainan Prov., altitude 710 meters", China. 

Kurixalus hainanus — Li, Che, Bain, Zhao, and Zhang, 2008, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 48: 310, by implication.

Aquixalus hainanus — Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 692. See comment under Philautus.

English Names

Hainan Small Treefrog (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 428).


Northeastern Vietnam to southern Guizhou, western Guangxi, northern Guangdong, and montane Hainan Island, China.


 Yu, Rao, Matsui, and Yang, 2017, Sci. Rep. (Nature, London), 7 (16124): 1–13, redelimited the species and compared this species to other members of the Kurixalus odontotarsus complex, and noted that records of Kurixalus verrucosus from Xizang, China, are referable to Kurixalus naso, and also noted two unnamed species in the Kachin, Myanmar, region. Pham, Do, Ngo, Tran, Ziegler, and Nguyen, 2020, Check List, 16: 1025–1041, provided a record (as Kurixalus cf. hainanus) from Hai Ha District, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam, on the Guangxi, China, border. 

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