Uperodon palmatus (Parker, 1934)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Uperodon > Species: Uperodon palmatus

Ramanella palmata Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 93. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation; now BM 1947.2.11.21, by museum records. Type locality: "Newere Ellya, 7,000 ft. ", Sri Lanka.

Uperodon palmatus — Peloso, Frost, Richards, Rodrigues, Donnellan, Matsui, Raxworthy, Biju, Lemmon, Lemmon, and Wheeler, 2016, Cladistics, 32: 140. 

English Names

Parker's Dot Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 92).

Half-webbed Pug-snout Frog (de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 84).


Central hills of Sri Lanka, 1830-2135 m elevation.


See accounts by Kirtisinghe, 1957, Amph. Ceylon: 81-82, and Dutta and Manamendra-Arachchi, 1996, Amph. Fauna Sri Lanka: 49-51. Dutta, 1997, Amph. India Sri Lanka: 65, provided relevant literature and range. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 460. de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 84, provided a brief account and color photograph.

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