A New Species of Rhacophorus from Eastern Thailand (Anura: Rhacophoridae)

Masafumi Matsui, Somsak Panha
2006 Zoological Science  
A new tree frog of the genus Rhacophorus is described on the basis of specimens collected from Kalasin and Roi Et Provinces, eastern Thailand. It can be distinguished from all other congeners by the combination of: moderate body size (about 38 mm in males and 44 mm in females); brownish dorsum with irregular, dark marking; third finger webbed broadly to base of disk or less on outer side, and fourth finger to distal subarticular tubercle or base of disk; and no dermal appendage on snout, vent,
more » ... ge on snout, vent, or heel. It is currently known only around the type locality, where habitats suitable for anurans are limited.
doi:10.2108/zsj.23.477 pmid:16766867 fatcat:nyxms3nsl5ajfobnbnqnoqq6jq