Feihyla kajau (Dring, 1983)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Feihyla > Species: Feihyla kajau

Rhacophorus kajau Dring, 1983, Amphibia-Reptilia, 4: 112. Holotype: BMNH 1978.1757, by original designation. Type locality: "camp one 150 m, Gunung Mulu, Fourth Division, Sarawak", Malaysia (Borneo).

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) kajauDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 77.

Feihyla kajau — Li, Li, Klaus, Rao, Hillis, and Zhang, 2013, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 110: 34413446 (supplemental data). 

English Names

Dring's Flying Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 113).

White-eared Tree Frog (Das, Jankowski, Makmor, and Haas, 2007, Mitt. Hamburg. Zool. Mus. Inst., 104: 165; Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 79).

Distribution

Southern Sabah to central and southern Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo); Brunei; Kalimantan, Indonesia along the borders of Sabah and Sarawak.

Comment

In the Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) appendiculatus group of Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 77; see comment under Rhacophorus for dissenting opinion regarding the recognition of this group. See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 122-123, to compare this species to other rhacophorids of the Sunda Shelf region. Das, Jankowski, Makmor, and Haas, 2007, Mitt. Hamburg. Zool. Mus. Inst., 104: 165, provided a brief description. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 635. Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 79, provided a photograph and brief account. Li, Li, Klaus, Rao, Hillis, and Zhang, 2013, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 110: 34413446, labeled this species as a Feihyla in their Bayesian tree and it is placed, if surprisingly, within that group. 

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