Rhacophorus orlovi Ziegler and Köhler, 2001

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

Rhacophorus (Leptomantis) orlovi Ziegler and Köhler, 2001, Sauria, Berlin, 23: 38. Holotype: ZFMK 71368, by original designation. Type locality: "Tieflandfeuchtwald-Schutz-gebiet Ky Anh-Ke go (Umgebung N 18° 01′, O 106° 04′), ca. 350 m NN, Provinz Ha Tinh, sudliches Nord-Vietnam".

English Names

Orlov's Treefrog (Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 156).

Orlov Frog (Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 40).

Distribution

Lowland wet forests of Gai Lai, Nghe An, Ningh Binh, Ha Tinh, Son La, and Quang Binh provinces, Vietnam and northeastern and eastern Thailand; in intervening Laos.

Comment

Most closely related to Rhacophorus bimaculatus and Rhacophorus cyanopunctatus according to the original publication. Ziegler, Herrmann, and Köhler, 2002, Herpetol. Rev., 33: 146, discussed records in Vietnam. See comment regarding Leptomantis under Rhacophorus. Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 156-157, provided a very brief account, map for Thailand, and photograph. Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 40, provided specific localities for Vietnam and (p. 150) a photograph. Stuart, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 478, reported a collection from Khammouan Province, Laos. Stuart, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 334-335, provided a record for Gia Lai Province, Vietnam, and briefly discussed the range. Bain, Nguyen, and Doan, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 112, provided records for Nghe An, Lao Cai, and Thue Thien-Hue provinces, Vietnam, and briefly discussed the range. Orlov, Nguyen, and Ho, 2008, Russ. J. Herpetol., 15: 67-84, provided a photograph and a key to differentiate this species from others in Vietnam. Pham, Nguyen, Ziegler, and Nguyen, 2017, Herpetol. Notes, 10: 379–381, provided records for Son La Province, Vietnam, with notes on morphology and ecology. 

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