Rhacophorus turpes Smith, 1940

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

Rhacophorus turpes Smith, 1940, Rec. Indian Mus., 42: 474. Syntypes: BMNH 1940.6.1.29–30, by original designation. Type locality: "26° 36′ N, 97° 52′ E . . . . Htingnan", Kachin, northern Myanmar.

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) turpes — Mahony, Kamei, Brown, and Chan, 2024, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 74: 253, by implication. 

English Names

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

Htingnan Whipping Treefrog (Zug, 2022, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 653: 45).


Known only from the type locality (Htingnan, Kachin, Myanmar). 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Myanmar

Endemic: Myanmar


Not assigned to subgenus by Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 77. Zug, 2022, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 653: 45, briefly discussed identification, habitat, and range in Myanmar.

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