First Record of Gracixalus quangi Rowley, Dau, Nguyen, Cao et Nguyen, 2011 (Anura, Rhacophoridae) from China

Shuo Liu, Dingqi Rao, Song Li


We record Gracixalus quangi Rowley, Dau, Nguyen, Cao et Nguyen, 2011 for the first time from China based on fourteen specimens collected from southern Yunnan. Morphologically the newly collected specimens from China mostly agree with the type series from Vietnam. Phylogenetically these individuals were placed in a clade with G. quangi from Vietnam and pairwise genetic distances in DNA sequences of the mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene between these individuals and G. quangi from Vietnam is 0.6%. Our finding brings the species number of the genus Gracixalus to 9 in China.


Gracixalus quangi; new record; Yunnan; China

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