Platymantis polillensis (Taylor, 1922)

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

Philautus polillensis Taylor, 1922, Philipp. J. Sci., 21: 171. Holotype: CAS 62250 (formerly EHT 351) according to Slevin and Leviton, 1956, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 28: 536. Type locality: "near the southern end of Polillo Island", Philippines.

Rhacophorus polillensisAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 107.

Cornufer polillensisInger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 365; Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 2.

Platymantis polillensisZweifel, 1967, Copeia, 1967: 120, by reference to Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 2-3.

Platymantis polilloensisBrown, Brown, and Alcala, 1997, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 49: 409. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Platymantis (Tirahanulap) polillensis — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 146. 

English Names

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

Distribution

Lowland rainforest on Polillo Island and the adjacent coast of Luzon in Aurora Province, Philippines, 50-350 m elevation.

Comment

See Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 365-367, and Brown, Brown, and Alcala, 1997, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 49: 409. for synonymy and account. In the Platymantis hazelae group of Brown, Brown, and Alcala, 1997, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 49: 405-421. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 497. Siler, Welton, Siler, Brown, Bucol, Diesmos, and Brown, 2011, Check List, 7: 182-195, provided a range extension within Aurora Province, Luzon Island, Philippines.

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