Taxonomy of Frogs of Genus Rhacophorus of “hoanglienensis – orlovi” Complex

Alexander A. Ostroshabov, Nikolai L. Orlov, Tao Thien Nguyen


The paper focuses on the taxonomical analysis of “hoanglienensisorlovi” complex, provide extended description of Rhacophorus hoanglienensis and description of two new species from northern Vietnam. These new species are different from the other members of Rhacophorus genus in morphological details and coloration. Distribution and natural history of R. orlovi are considered.


rhacophorid frogs; Rhacophorus genus; “hoanglienensis – orlovi” complex; Indochina; northern Vietnam; taxonomy; new species

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