Rhacophorus arboreus (Okada and Kawano, 1924)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Rhacophorus > Species: Rhacophorus arboreus

Polypedates schlegelii var. arborea Okada and Kawano, 1924, Zool. Mag., Tokyo, 36: 140. Holotype: TIU 1338, lost, according to Maeda and Matsui, 1990, Frogs Toads Japan, Ed. 2: 141. Type locality: Kinugasa, Kyoto, Honshu, Japan.

Polypedates schlegelii var. intermedia Okada and Kawano, 1924, Zool. Mag., Tokyo, 36: 144-149. Holotype: TIU 834, lost, according to Maeda and Matsui, 1990, Frogs Toads Japan, Ed. 2: 141. Type locality: Sado I., Honshu, Japan. Pref

Rhacophorus schlegelii var. arboreaOkada, 1928, Annot. Zool. Japon., 11: 275.

Rhacophorus schlegelii var. intermediaOkada, 1928, Annot. Zool. Japon., 11: 275.

Rhacophorus arboreaKawamura, 1962, J. Sci. Hiroshima Univ., B—Zool., 20: 191. Disagreement in gender.

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

English Names

Forest Green Tree Frog (Maeda and Matsui, 1990, Frogs Toads Japan, Ed. 2: 141).

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

Distribution

Honshu I., Japan.

Comment

In the Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) schlegelii group of Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 77 (see comment under Rhacophorus for dissenting opinion). See Nakamura and Ueno, 1963, Japan. Rept. Amph. Color: 58-60. Maeda and Matsui, 1990, Frogs Toads Japan, Ed. 2: 136-141, provided an account. Goris and Maeda, 2004, Guide Amph. Rept. Japan: 117-119, provided an account, map, and photograph.

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