Rhacophorus translineatus Wu, 1977

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

Rhacophorus translineatus Wu In Sichuan Institute of Biology Herpetology Department, 1977, Acta Zool. Sinica, 23: 59, 63. Holotype: CIB 73II0031, by original designation. Type locality: "Medo [= Medog County], Xizang [= Tibet], alt. 1500 m", China; given as "Motuo, Xizang (= Tibet), China" by Li, Chen, Li, Lv, and Wang, 2011, Asian Herpetol. Res., Ser. 2, 2: 131.

Rhacophorus (Leptomantis) translineatusDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 76.

Huangixalus translineatus — Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 598. See comment in synonymy of Rhacophorus

English Names

Medog Flying Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 114; Li, Zhao, and Dong, 2010, Amph. Rept. Tibet: 64).

Cross-barred Treefrog (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 270; Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 120).

Translneate Tree Frog (Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 117).

Distribution

Known from the type locality in eastern Tibet, China, as well as in southwestern Bhutan, and Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India.

Comment

Not assigned to subgenus by Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 77. Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 270-272, provided a brief account, figure, and map. Bordoloi, Borah, Sarmah, and Sharma, 2002, Himalayan Biosph. Reserves, 4: 33-38, provided records for Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 782-786, provided an account and a spot map for China and assigned this species to their Rhacophorus verrucopus group. Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 117-118, provided a brief characterization and photographs. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 475, provided a brief account for China including photographs. Li, Zhao, and Dong, 2010, Amph. Rept. Tibet: 64-65, provided an account for Tibet, China. Li, Chen, Li, Lv, and Wang, 2011, Asian Herpetol. Res., Ser. 2, 2: 134, provided photographs of the holotype. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 522–523, provided an account, photographs, and a range map for China. Che, Jiang, Yan, and Zhang, 2020, Amph. Rept. Tibet: 378–385, provided a detailed account for Tibet, China. Lhendup and Koirala, 2021, J. Threatened Taxa, 13: 20078–20083, provided the first record from Bhutan, from Chhukha District.  

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