Rhacophorus modestus Boulenger, 1920

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

Rhacophorus modestus Boulenger, 1920, J. Fed. Malay States Mus., 8: 293. Syntypes: BMNH (5 specimens). Type locality: "Sungei Kumbang, 4,700 feet, Korinchi Peak, Sumatra", Indonesia.

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) modestusAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 143.

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) buergeri modestusWolf, 1936, Bull. Raffles Mus., 12: 171.

Rhacophorus modestusInger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 385. By implication of doubting synonym conspecificity of Rhacophorus everetti with a number of Rhacophorus buergeri subspecies noted by Wolf, 1936, Bull. Raffles Mus., 12: 137-217.

English Names

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

Distribution

Sumatra.

Comment

Not assigned to subgenus by Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 77. 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.

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