Zhangixalus Li, Jiang, Ren, and Jiang, 2019

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Zhangixalus
41 species

Zhangixalus Li, Jiang, Ren, and Jiang in Jiang, Jiang, Ren, Wu, and Li, 2019, Asian Herpetol. Res., 10: 7. Polypedates dugritei David, 1872, by original designation.  

English Names

Zhang's Treefrogs (original publication). 

Flying Frogs (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 15). 


Northeastern India, Nepal, Bhutan, southern China, Myanmar, northern Thailand, Laos, northern Vietnam, Taiwan, and Japan; south to Indonesia, Brunei, and Malaysia. 


See comment under Rhacophorus for literature applicable to this taxon (partitioned from Rhacophorus in 2019). O'Connell, Hamidy, Kurniawan, Smith, and Fujita, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 123: 101–112, provided a tree of relationships (as Rhacophorus). Dufresnes, Ambu, Prasad, Borzée, and Litvinchuk, 2022, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 135: 40–51, reported on molecular phylogenetics and biogeography, with special attention to the evolution of nesting behavior. Yuan, Yang, and Jiang, 2022, Pakistan J. Zool., 54: 2417–2423, provided a tree based on four mtDNA genes of representative species. Jiang, Song, Liu, Zhang, Liu, Liu, Jia, and Chen, 2023, Asian Herpetol. Res., 14: 207, reported on mtDNA phylogenetics of the group. 

Contained taxa (41 sp.):

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