Leptomantis Peters, 1867

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Leptomantis
13 species

Leptomantis Peters, 1867, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1867: 32. Type species: Leptomantis bimaculata Peters, 1867, by monotypy. 

English Names

Slim Treefrogs (Jiang, Jiang, Ren, Wu, and Li, 2019, Asian Herpetol. Res., 10: 6). 


In a broad arc from southern peninsular Thailand to Vietnam (although apparently absent from Laos), through Malay and through the Sundas (Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei) to the Philippines. 


Removed from the synonymy of Rhacophorus by Jiang, Jiang, Ren, Wu, and Li, 2019, Asian Herpetol. Res., 10: 6, where it had been placed by Ahl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 52; Harvey, Pemberton, and Smith, 2002, Herpetol. Monogr., 16: 48. See comment under Rhacophorus for relevant literature. Yuan, Yang, and Jiang, 2022, Pakistan J. Zool., 54: 2417–2423, provided a tree based on four mtDNA genes that placed Leptomantis as the sister of Zhangixalus and together the sister of Rhacophorus

Contained taxa (13 sp.):

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