Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
|Specimen Records:||55||Public Records:||8|
|Specimens with Sequences:||29||Public Species:||6|
|Specimens with Barcodes:||27||Public BINs:||6|
|Species With Barcodes:||11|
Rhacophorus is a genus of frogs in the shrub frog family (Rhacophoridae) which together with the related Hylidae makes up the true tree frogs. They live in India, Japan, Madagascar, Africa, and Southeast Asia. "Amphibian Species of the World 5.6" lists 81 species.
The present genus is closely related to Polypedates, which in former times was often included in Rhacophorus. Even today, it is not fully resolved in which of these genera "P." feae and the Chinese flying frog ("R." dennysi) properly belong , and the supposedly new species "P. pingbianensis" has turned out to be the same as R. duboisi.
This list is not necessarily complete, as new species are still being discovered. Since the end of 1999, for example, more than a dozen new species have been described.
- Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Rhacophorus Kuhl and Van Hasselt, 1822". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 15 April 2013.
- Rowley, J. J. L.; Tran, D. T. A.; Hoang, H. D.; Le, D. T. T. (2012). "A new species of large flying frog (Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorus) from lowland forests in southern Vietnam". Journal of Herpetology 46 (4): 480–487. doi:10.1670/11-261.
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