Tuesday, November 6, 2012

[Herpetology • 2010] Rhacophorus spelaeus • A new species of Rhacophorus (Anura: Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorinae) from Khammouan Province, Lao PDR


Rhacophorus spelaeus sp. nov., northeast of Thakhek District, Khammouane Province, Lao PDR. 
Photo by Nikolai L. Orlov.

Abstract 
A new species of rhacophorid frog of genus Rhacophorus Kuhl et van Hasselt, 1822 is described on the base of the morphological study of the material collected in Thakhek District, Khammouane Province, central Lao PDR. 

Keywords: Rhacophoridae, Rhacophorus, new species, Phou Hinboun, limestone, caves, Khammouan Province, central Laos.


Orlov NL, Gnophanxay S, Phimminith T and Phomphoumy K. 2010. A new species of Rhacophorus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorinae) from Khammouan Province, Lao PDR. Russian J Herpetology. 16:295-303

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