AmphibiaWeb - Raorchestes flaviventris


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Raorchestes flaviventris (Boulenger, 1882)
Malabar Bubble-nest Frog, Yellow-bellied Bush Frog
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae
genus: Raorchestes
Species Description: Revalidation of nomen from Boulenger 1882 Catalog British Museum and demonstration that it is a senior subjective synonym of R. emeraldi (Vijayakumar SP, Dinesh KP, Prabhu MV, Shanker K 2014 Lineage delimitation and description of nine new species of bush frogs (Anura: Raochestes, Rhacophoridae) from the Western Ghats escarpment. Zootaxa 3893: 451-488.) by Abraham RK, Zachariah A, Cyriac VP 2015 A reappraisal of the rhacophorid bush frog Raorchestes flaviventris (Boulenger 1882), with an evalution of the taxonomic status of R. emeraldi Vijayakumar, Dinesh, Prabhu and Shankar, 2014. Zootaxa 4048: 90-100.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Data Deficient (DD)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: India

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