Rhacophorus poecilonotus Boulenger, 1920

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

Rhacophorus poecilonotus Boulenger, 1920, J. Fed. Malay States Mus., 8: 294. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation, these being BMNH 1947.2.8.55–59 (formerly 1915.12.2.61–66) and 1973.1361–1362, by museum records. Type locality: "Sungei Kumbang, 4,700 feet, Korinchi Peak, Sumatra", Indonesia.

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) peocilonotusAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 150; Mahony, Kamei, Brown, and Chan, 2024, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 74: 253, by implication. 

Rhacophorus schlegelii poecilonotusWolf, 1936, Bull. Raffles Mus., 12: 188.

English Names

Sumatra Flying Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 114).


Sumatra, Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


Not assigned to subgenus by Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 77. O'Connell, Hamidy, Kurniawan, Smith, and Fujita, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 123: 101–112, discussed molecular phylogenetics.

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