Theloderma vietnamense Poyarkov, Orlov, Moiseeva, Pawangkhanant, Ruangsuwan, Vassilieva, Galoyan, Nguyen, and Gogoleva, 2015

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

Theloderma (Stelladerma) vietnamense Poyarkov, Orlov, Moiseeva, Pawangkhanant, Ruangsuwan, Vassilieva, Galoyan, Nguyen, and Gogoleva, 2015, Russ. J. Herpetol., 22: 262. Holotype. ZMMU A-5387, by original designation. Type locality: "Vietnam, Dong Nai Province, Dong Nai Biosphere Reserve (former Cat Tien National Park), Nam Cat Tien Sector, environs of Cat Tien National Park headquarters, in a water-filled hollow in a Lagerstroemia calyculata (Lythraceae) tree, approximate coordinates: 11°25′43″ N 107°25′38″ E; altitude ca. 110 m a.s.l."

English Names

South-Vietnamese Bug-eyed Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Southern and central Vietnam and adjacent Cambodia, from the Con Dao archipelago in the south to Kon Tum Province of central Vietnam in the north, possibly penetrated to central Laos, below 1500 m elevation. 

Comment

Confused with Theloderma stellatum prior to its naming according to the original publication. See account, photograph, and map for Vietnam in Vassilieva, Galoyan, Poyarkov, and Geissler, 2016, Photograph. Field Guide Amph. Rept. Lowland S. Vietnam: 125–127. 

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