Rhacophorus edentulus Müller, 1894

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Rhacophorus > Species: Rhacophorus edentulus

Rhacophorus edentulus Müller, 1894, Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel, 10: 840. Syntypes: BMNH 1894.9.28.3 (now renumbered 1947.2.8.82 by museum records) and NHMB 1180–82, according to Inger, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 544; NHMB 1180 designated lectotype by Forcart, 1946, Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel, 57: 131. Type locality: "Totoiya-Thaul ca. 500 m.,, Bona-Thaul ca. 500 m., , and Boelawa-Gebirge ca. 1200 m.", Celebes, Indonesia.

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) edentulusAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 155; Mahony, Kamei, Brown, and Chan, 2024, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 74: 253, by implication. 

English Names

Celebes Flying Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 113).


Sulawesi, Indonesia, 788 to 2179 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


Not assigned to subgenus by Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 77. Wanger, Motzke, Saleh, and Iskandar, 2011, Salamandra, 47: 17–29, reported the species from central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Putri, Fahri, and Annawaty, 2018, Nat. Sci., J. Sci. Tech., Sulawesi, 7: 50–56, reported on the species' distribution in central Sulawesi, its natural history, and conservation status. Karin, Krone, Frederick, Hamidy, Laksono, Amini, Arida, Arifin, Bach, Bos, Jennings, Riyanto, Scarpetta, Stubbs, and McGuire, 2023, PeerJ, 11(e15766): 1–19, reported on elevational range in northern Sulawesi. 

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