Gracixalus supercornutus (Orlov, Ho, and Nguyen, 2004)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Gracixalus > Species: Gracixalus supercornutus

Philautus supercornutus Orlov, Ho, and Nguyen, 2004, Russ. J. Herpetol., 11: 51. Holotype: ZISP 7248, by original designation. Type locality: "Bach Ma National Park, Hai Van Mountain Range, Thua Thien-Hue province, central Vietnam (16° 10′ 33″ N, 107° 48′ 23″ E, 1300 m elevation)".

Aquixalus (Gracixalus) supercornutusDelorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2005, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 74: 166.

Gracixalus supercornutusLi, Che, Bain, Zhao, and Zhang, 2008, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 48: 310.

English Names

tiny Bubble-nest Frog (Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 36).

Distribution

High gradient rainforests in central Vietnam in Danang, Hue, and Kon Tum provinces at 1000-1400 m elevation; Xe Sap National Protected Area, Salavan Province, Laos, 1120 m elevation. 

Comment

Most similar to Aquixalus gracilipes (as Philautus) according to the original publication. Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 36, provided specific localities for Vietnam. Luu, Calame, Nguyen, Ohler, Bonkowski, and Ziegler, 2014, Herpetol. Notes, 7: 419-423, provided the first record in Laos (Salavan Province). Rowley, Dau, Hoang, Nguyen, Le, and Altig, 2015, Amphibia-Reptilia, 36: 277–285, provided information on larval morphology and advertisement call. 

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