Zhangixalus amamiensis (Inger, 1947)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Zhangixalus > Species: Zhangixalus amamiensis

Rhacophorus schlegelii amamiensis Inger, 1947, Fieldiana, Zool., 32: 344. Holotype: CAS 23823, by original designation. Type locality: "Naze, Amami[shima]", Ryukyu Islands, Japan.

Rhacophorus viridis amamiensis — Kuramoto, 1977, Caryologia, 30: 333; Nishioka, Sumida, Ohta, and Suzuki, 1987, Sci. Rep. Lab. Amph. Biol. Hiroshima Univ., 9: 54. 

Zhangixalus amamiensis —  Jiang, Jiang, Ren, Wu, and Li, 2019, Asian Herpetol. Res., 10: 7, by implication of the transfer of Rhacophorus viridis to Zhangixalus

English Names

Amami Green Tree Frog (Rhacophorus viridis amamiensisMaeda and Matsui, 1990, Frogs Toads Japan, Ed. 2: 149; Goris and Maeda, 2004, Guide Amph. Rept. Japan: 124).

Distribution

Amamioshima, Kakeromajima, Ukejima, Yorojima (see comment) and Tokunoshima Islands of the Amami Group, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. 

Comment

 Nakamura, Takahashi, and Ota, 2009, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 28: 28-33, discussed the disappearance of this species from Yoronjima in the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan. See comment under Zhangixalus viridis for access to literature for when this taxon was considered a subspecies of that one. 

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