Zhangixalus schlegelii

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Zhangixalus schlegelii
LC (IUCN3.1Q)[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Zhangixalus
Z. schlegelii
Binomial name
Zhangixalus schlegelii
(Günther, 1858)
  • Polypedates schlegelii Günther, 1858
  • Rhacophorus schlegelii Boulenger, 1882
  • Rhacophorus microglossus Boulenger, 1882
  • Polypedates schlegelii Stejneger, 1907
  • Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) schlegelii Ahl, 1931
  • Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) microglossus Ahl, 1931
  • Rhacophorus schlegelii schlegelii Wolf, 1936
  • Rhacophorus schlegelii microglossus Wolf, 1936
  • Zhangixalus schlegelii Jiang, Jiang, Ren, Wu, and Li, 2019

The Japanese flying frog, Schlegel's green tree frog, Schlegel's flying frog, or Schlegel's tree frog (Zhangixalus schlegelii) is a frog. It lives in Japan. It lives on three of Japan's large islands, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, and on the smaller Ryukyu Island.[2][3][1]

The adult male frog is about 32-43 mm long from nose to rear end and the adult female frog is about 43-53 mm long. It has vomerine teeth in its jaw. This frog lives in rice fields and marshes in low places or near the low parts of mountains.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2021). "Japanese Gliding Frog: Zhangixalus smaragdinus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 3.1. p. e.T59021A177226326. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-1.RLTS.T59021A177226326.en. 59021. Retrieved April 11, 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Frost, Darrel R. "Zhangixalus schlegelii (Günther, 1858)". Amphibian Species of the World, an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York. Retrieved April 11, 2023.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ambika Sopory (October 22, 2001). Vance T. Vredenburg; Michelle S. Koo (eds.). "Zhangixalus schlegelii (Günther, 1858)". AmphibiaWeb. University of California, Berkeley. Retrieved April 11, 2023.