Zhangixalus arvalis (Lue, Lai, and Chen, 1995)

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

Rhacophorus arvalis Lue, Lai, and Chen, 1995, J. Herpetol., 29: 339. Holotype: NTNUB 169001, by original designation. Type locality: "Minhsiung (120° 33′ E, 23° 33′ N, elevation about 50 m, . . . ), 12 km N Chiai City, Chiai Hsien, Taiwan", China.

Zhangixalus arvalis — Jiang, Jiang, Ren, Wu, and Li, 2019, Asian Herpetol. Res., 10: 7. 

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

English Names

Farmland Green Treefrog (Lue, Tu, and Hsiang, 1999, Atlas Taiwan Amph. Rept.: 52).


Agricultural areas in Chiayi, Yunlin, and Tainan counties in southwestern Taiwan, up to 1000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Taiwan

Endemic: Taiwan


Lue, Tu, and Hsiang, 1999, Atlas Taiwan Amph. Rept.: 52-53, provided a brief account. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 538. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 817-822, provided an account, spot map, and considered this species a member of their Rhacophorus moltrechti group. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 449, provided a brief account for China including photographs of specimens. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 531, provided an account, photographs, and a range map. Guo, Yang, and Li, 2009, Colored Illust. Amph. Rept. Taiwan: 114–115, provided a brief account, photographs, and map.  

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