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Frankixalus jerdonii Günther, 1876:571

Jerdon's bubble-nest frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Raorchestes jerdonii (Günther, 1876:571); Polypedates jerdonii Günther, 1876:571; Rhacophorus jerdonii (Günther, 1876)

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1872

Rediscovered in 2007? June 2009? 2010?

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

West Bengal, India

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Günther, A. C. L. G. (1876). Third report on collections of Indian reptiles obtained by the British Museum. Proc. Zool. Soc. [1876]: 567-577.

 

Other references:

Amphibia Ahl E., Anura III, Polypedatidae. Das Tierreich 55. Leipzig und Berlin: Walter de Gruyter & Co.; 1931.

Biju SD, Senevirathne G, Garg S, Mahony S, Kamei RG, Thomas A, et al. (2016). Frankixalus, a New Rhacophorid Genus of Tree Hole Breeding Frogs with Oophagous Tadpoles. PLoS ONE 11(1): e0145727.

Bossuyt, F. and Dubois, A. (2001). A review of the frog genus Philautus Gistel, 1848 (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae, Rhacophorinae). Zeylanica 6: 1-112.

Boulenger, G. A. (1882). Catalogue of the Batrachia Salientias. Ecaudata in the Collection of the British Museum. 2nd ed. London: Taylor and Francis.

Das, I. and Dutta, S. K. (1998). Checklist of the amphibians of India, with English common names. Hamadryad 23: 63-68.

Dubois, A. (1987). Miscellanea taxonomica batrachologica (I). Alytes 5(1-2): 7-95.

Dutta, S. K. (1997). Amphibians of India and Sri Lanka (Checklist and Bibliography). Bhubaneswar: Odyssey Publishing House.

Sarkar, A. and Ray, S. (2006). Fauna of Arunachal Pradesh In: State Fauna Series 13 (Part I). Calcutta: Zoological Survey of India. [pp. 285-316]

Wolf, S. (1936). Revision der Untergattung Rhacophorus (ausschliesslich der Madagaskar-Formen). Raffles Bull Zool. 12: 137-217.

https://www.lostspeciesindia.org/LAI2/wanted.php

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/01/160120-frogs-animals-science-eggs-india-rediscovered/

 

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