Kurixalus naso (Annandale, 1912)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Kurixalus > Species: Kurixalus naso

Rhacophorus naso Annandale, 1912, Rec. Indian Mus., 8: 12. Holotype: ZSIC 16929, according to Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 676. Type locality: "Egar stream between Renging and Rotung", Arunachal Pradesh, India (in area claimed by China).

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) nasoAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 139.

Polypedates nasoFei, Ye, and Huang, 1990, Key to Chinese Amph.: 184. Ye, Fei, and Hu, 1993, Rare and Economic Amph. China: 326.

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

Kurixalus nasoLi, Che, Bain, Zhao, and Zhang, 2008, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 48: 310, by implication.

Aquixalus nasoFei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 671.

English Names

Uphill Tree Frog (Das and Dutta, 1998, Hamadryad, 23: 67; Li, Zhao, and Dong, 2010, Amph. Rept. Tibet: 63).

Long-snouted Treefrog (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 272; Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 92; Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 93).

Annandale's High Altitude Frog (Chanda, 2002, Handb. Indian Amph.: 178; Li, Zhao, and Dong, 2010, Amph. Rept. Tibet: 63).

Distribution

Montane forests of northeastern India (known currently from Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram), adjacent eastern Xizang (China) and Myanmar.

Comment

Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 272-273, provided a brief account (as Rhacophorus naso), map, and figure. Chanda, 2002, Handb. Indian Amph.: 178, provided a brief account for India. Synonymy with Rhacophorus appendiculatus verrucosus by Wolf, 1936, Bull. Raffles Mus., 12: 162, and Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 75. This synonymy accepted only provisionally by Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 374. This synonymy rejected, without comment, by Zhao and Adler, 1993, Herpetol. China: 158, Inger and Tan, 1996, Raffles Bull. Zool., 44: 567; Ye, Fei, and Hu, 1993, Rare and Economic Amph. China: 326. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 676-678, provided an account for China (as Aquixalus naso) and spot map. Mathew and Sen, 2008, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, 108: 41-42, provided a record for Lunglei District, Arunachal Pradesh, India, and provided a photograph (as Rhacophorus naso). Mathew and Sen, 2009, Cobra, Chennai, 2: 14-16, provided a record (as Philautus namdaphaensis) for the East Garo Hills District of Arunachal Pradesh, India, and commented on the range. Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 93-94, provided a brief characterization and a photograph. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 433, provided a brief account for China (as Aquixalus naso). Li, Zhao, and Dong, 2010, Amph. Rept. Tibet: 63-64, provided an account (as Rhacophorus naso) for Xizang, China. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 500, provided an account (as Aquixalus naso), photographs, and a range map for China.

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