Rhacophorus yinggelingensis Chou, Lau, and Chan, 2007

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

Rhacophorus yinggelingensis Chou, Lau, and Chan, 2007, Raffles Bull. Zool., 55: 158. Holotype: NMNS 4091, by original designatio. Type locality: "CHINA: Hainan Island: Yinggeling: Mahuoling: 18° 57′ 23.4″ N 109° 23′ 02.1″ E, at an elevation of 1,300 m".

English Names

Yinggelin Treefrog (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 476).

Distribution

Known only from elevations at or above 1300 m in primary rainforest in the Yinggeling Mountains of Hainan, China.

Comment

Similary to Rhacophorus dennysi according to the original publication. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 865-867, provided an account, spot map for China, and considered this species a member of their Rhacophorus dugritei group. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 476-477, provided a brief account including photographs of specimens and habitat. Shi, 2011, Amph. Rept. Fauna Hainan: 61, provided an account. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 563, provided an account, photographs, and a range map. 

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