Platymantis levigatus Brown and Alcala, 1974

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ceratobatrachidae > Subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae > Genus: Platymantis > Species: Platymantis levigatus

Platymantis levigatus Brown and Alcala, 1974, Occas. Pap. California Acad. Sci., 113: 4. Holotype: CAS 136097, by original designation. Type locality: "along stream in secondary forest at about 650 feet elevation, Dubduban, San Agustin, Tablas Island", Philippines.

Platymantis levigataGünther, 1999, Mitt. Mus. Naturkd. Berlin, Zool., 75: 327-328, by implication. Unjustified emendation according to Kraus and Allison, 2007, Zootaxa, 1485: 29-30.

Platymantis (Lahatnanguri) levigatus — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 145. 

English Names

Tablas Wrinkled Ground Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 105).

Distribution

Rainforests of Romblon, Tables, and Sibuyan Islands, Philippines, 800-900 m elevation.

Comment

In Platymantis dorsalis group of Alcala and Brown, 1999, Philipp. J. Sci., 128: 283. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Platymantis levigata) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 495. See life history comments by Siler, Swab, Oliveros, Diesmos, Averia, Alcala, and Brown, 2012, Check List, 8: 443-462.

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