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Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Reinwardt's tree frog

Binomial name: Rhacophorus reinwardtii, Hermann Schlegel, 1840

Rhacophorus reinwardtii is a species of frog in the Rhacophoridae family. It is variously known under the common names of black-webbed tree frog, green flying frog, or Reinwardt's tree frog.

It is found in China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam, and possibly Brunei and Myanmar.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes.

It is not considered threatened by the IUCN.

The females grow to be larger than the males, to a length of 3.5 cm. They can be either light green or dark green colors and they have black spots around their backs and heads. Males can have more colors on the sides of their abdomens, such as orange, green, purple, black, and yellow. Their eyes can be light green, light yellow or light grey. They have horizontal pupils.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Order
Anura
Family
Rhacophoridae
Genus
Rhacophorus
Species
Rhacophorus reinwardtii

Common names

  • English:
    • Reinwardt's tree frog
    • Black-webbed tree frog
    • Green flying frog
    • Reinwardti's frog
    • Reinwardt's flying frog
    • Reinwardt's gliding frog
    • Small flying tree frog

Synonyms

  • Polypedates reinwardtii, Hermann Schlegel (1840)
  • Hyla reinwardtii, Hermann Schlegel (1840)

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Rhacophorus reinwardtii

Range Map