Rhacophorus belalongensis Dehling and Grafe, 2008

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

Rhacophorus belalongensis Dehling and Grafe, 2008, Salamandra, 44: 103. Holotype: ZMB70377, by original designation. Type locality: "Sungai Anak Esu, a tributary of Sungai Belalong (4° 32′ 34″ N, 115° 09′ 33″ E, ca. 60-200 m elevation), near Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre, Temburong District, Brunei Darussalam (Borneo)".

English Names

None noted.


Region of the type locality along tributaries of both Sungai Belalong and Sungai Temburong in the area of the confluence of the two rivers, Brunei.


Most similar to Rhacophorus bimaculatus, Rhacophorus catamitus, Rhacophorus gadingensis, and Rhacophorus gauni, according to the original publication. Chan, Grismer, and Brown, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 127: 1010–1019, suggested on the basis of molecular evidence that this and Rhacophorus gauni might represent the same species. 

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