Polypedates zed (Dubois, 1987)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Polypedates > Species: Polypedates zed

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) zed Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 86. Holotype: MNHNP 1983.1141, by original designation. Type locality: "Narayanghat, 310 m, Terai du Centre-Nepal".

Polypedates zedAnders, 2002, in Schleich and Kästle (eds.), Amph. Rept. Nepal: 330.

English Names

Narayanghat Whipping Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 113; Schleich, Anders, and Kästle, 2002, in Schleich and Kästle (eds.), Amph. Rept. Nepal: 80).

Nepalese Tree Frog (Shah and Tiwari, 2004, Herpetofauna Nepal: 81).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Narayanghat, Chitwan District, central Nepal), although presumably in adjacent India.

Comment

In the Rhacophorus leucomystax group according to the original publication. Anders, 2002, in Schleich and Kästle (eds.), Amph. Rept. Nepal: 334-336, provided an account, figure, and map for the Nepal population. See Shah and Tiwari, 2004, Herpetofauna Nepal: 81, for brief account.

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