Theloderma truongsonense (Orlov and Ho, 2005)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Theloderma > Species: Theloderma truongsonense

Philautus truongsonensis Orlov and Ho, 2005, Russ. J. Herpetol., 12: 135. Holotype: ZISP 7407, by original designation. Type locality: "Ban Cup village, Huong Hoa district, Quang Tri province, central Vietnam (16° 55′ 09″ N, 106° 35′ 04″ E, 400 m elevation)".

Theloderma truongsonenseRowley, Le, Hoang, Dau, and Cao, 2011, Zootaxa, 3098: 8. Based on specimens of Theloderma laeve according to Orlov, Poyarkov, Vassilieva, Ananjeva, Nguyen, Sang, and Geissler, 2012, Russ. J. Herpetol., 19: 46, although these authors agree with the generic transfer on other grounds.

Theloderma (Theloderma) truongsonense — Poyarkov, Orlov, Moiseeva, Pawangkhanant, Ruangsuwan, Vassilieva, Galoyan, Nguyen, and Gogoleva, 2015, Russ. J. Herpetol., 22: 276.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Central Highlands of Vietnam (Danang, Thua Thien-Hu, and Quang Tri provinces, 300-1300 m elevation). Presumably to be found in adjacent Laos.

Comment

Most similar to Philautus rhododiscus (now Theloderma rhododiscus) and Philautus petilus, according to the original publication. Orlov, Poyarkov, Vassilieva, Ananjeva, Nguyen, Sang, and Geissler, 2012, Russ. J. Herpetol., 19: 46, discussed the transfer of this species into Theloderma. In the subgenus Theloderma, Theloderma laeve species group of Poyarkov, Orlov, Moiseeva, Pawangkhanant, Ruangsuwan, Vassilieva, Galoyan, Nguyen, and Gogoleva, 2015, Russ. J. Herpetol., 22: 276.

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