Theloderma hekouense Du, Wang, Liu, and Yu, 2022

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Theloderma > Species: Theloderma hekouense

Theloderma hekouense Du, Wang, Liu, and Yu, 2022, ZooKeys, 1099: 128. Holotype: GXNU YU000496, by original designation. Type locality: "Hekou, Yunnan, China (22°54′N, 103°42′E, 2109 m a.s.l.; . . .)".

English Names

Hekou Bug-eyed Frog (original publication). 


Currently known from Hekou, Yunnan, China, and Ha Giang, northern Vietnam . 

Geographic Occurrence

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


The sister taxon and previously confused with Theloderma rhododiscus, according to the original publication, where external morphology and molecular markers were detailed. Bain and Nguyen, 2004, Am. Mus. Novit., 3453: 26-27, provided the record (as Philautus rhododiscus) for Ha Giang Province, Vietnam.

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