Zhangixalus suffry (Bordoloi, Bortamuli, and Ohler, 2007)

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

Rhacophorus suffry Bordoloi, Bortamuli, and Ohler, 2007, Zootaxa, 1653: 9. Holotype: IASST A66, by original designation. Type locality: "Banana plantation, areca nut tree and sugarcane plants from the personal gardens in the neighboring areas of Suffry tea estate (26° 55′-27°00’′ N, 94°55′-95°03′ E), Assam, India".

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

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

English Names

Suffry Red-webbed Treefrog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 120).

Bordoloi's Tree Frog (Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 115).

Suffry Red-webbed Flying Frog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 15).


Known only from the type locality (Suffry tea estate, Assam) and Aizawl District, Mizoram, in northeastern India; reported from Trongsa District, Bhutan. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bhutan, India


In the Rhacophorus reinwardtii group according to the original publication. Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 115-116, provided a brief characterization and photographs. Lalremsanga, 2017, Herpetol. Rev., 48: 121, provided the second record of this species, and the first for the state of Mizoram, northeastern India. Wangyal, Bower, Sherub, Tshewang, Wangdi, Rinchen, Puntsho, Tashi, Koirala, Bhandari, Phuntsho, Koirala, Ghalley, Chaida, Tenzin, Powrel, Tshewang, Raika, Jamtsho, Kinley, Gyeltshen, Tashi, Nidup, Wangdi, Phuentsho, Norbu, Wangdi, Wangchuk, Tobgay, Dorji, and Das, 2020, Herpetol. Rev., 51: 794, identified a photograph as of this species from Trongsa District, Bhutan. 

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