Rhacophorus fasciatus Boulenger, 1895

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

Rhacophorus fasciatus Boulenger, 1895, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 16: 169. Syntypes: BMNH 95.7.2.22-23, according to XXX. Type locality: "from the mountains of the Akar River, North Sarawak", Malaysia (Borneo).

Rhacophorus shelfordi Boulenger, 1900, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1900: 185. Holotype: BMNH. Type locality: "Penrissen Mt.", Sarawak (Borneo), Malaysia. Synonymy by Wolf, 1936, Bull. Raffles Mus., 12: 209; Inger, 1966, Fieldiana, Zool., 52: 300.

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) shelfordiAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 168.

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) fasciatusAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 172. Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 77.

English Names

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

Banded Tree Frog (Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 77).

Distribution

Isolated populations in Sarawak, Malaysia, Brunei, and northern Kalimantan, Indonesia, below 200 m elevation.

Comment

In the Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) fasciatus group of Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 77; see comment under Rhacophorus for dissenting opinion regarding the recognition of this group. See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 122-123, to compare this species to other rhacophorids of the Sunda Shelf region. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 540. Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 77, provided a photograph and brief account.

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