Rhacophorus qiongica Tang, Xiao, Liu, Wang, Yu, and Du, 2024

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

Rhacophorus qiongica Tang, Xiao, Liu, Wang, Yu, and Du, 2024, Zoosyst. Evol., 100: 634. Holotype: GXNU YU000691, by original designation. Type locality: "Diaoluo Mt., Lingshui, Hainan, China (18°43'28"N, 109°52'12"E, ca 914 m a.s.l.)." Zoobank publication registration: 675CD047-159E-4363-A0A6-ECD9549A989B

English Names

Hainan Flying Frog (original publication). 


Hainan, China, and Gia Lai, south-central Vietnam. In Hainan, the species was found at elevations ranging from 600 to 850 m. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of, Vietnam


Previously confused with Rhacophorus rhodopus and Rhacophorus bipunctatus according to the original publication, where mt DNA evidence, adult morphology, distribution, and natural history were detailed. 

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