Philautus acutirostris (Peters, 1867)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Philautus > Species: Philautus acutirostris

Ixalus acutirostris Peters, 1867, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1867: 32. Syntypes: ZMB 5690 and NHMW 22885 according to Häupl and Tiedemann, 1978, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 2: 23, and Häupl, Tiedemann, and Grillitsch, 1994, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 9: 27, and Bauer, Günther, and Klipfel, 1995, in Bauer et al. (eds.), Herpetol. Contr. W.C.H. Peters: 50. Type locality: "östlichen [= eastern] Mindanao", Philippines.

Philautus acutirostrisStejneger, 1905, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 28: 347.

Philautus woodi Stejneger, 1905, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 28: 346. Holotype: USNM 34781. Type locality: "Mount Apo, 6,000 feet altitude, Mindanao [Island]", Philippines. Synonymy by Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 395-398.

Philautus basilanensis Taylor, 1922, Philipp. J. Sci., 21: 169. Holotype: EHT 1510, by original designation; now CAS 60145 according to Slevin and Leviton, 1956, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 28: 536. Type locality: "Abungabung, Basilan", Philippines. Synonymy by Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 395-398.

Rhacophorus (Philautus) woodiAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 52, 66.

Rhacophorus (Philautus) basilanensisAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 54, 81.

Rhacophorus (Philautus) acutirostrisAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 55, 96.

Philautus (Philautus) acutirostrisDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 72.

English Names

Philippine Bubble-nest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 111).

Distribution

Mossy rainforests of Mindanao, Jolo, and Basilan islands, Philippines.

Comment

In the Philautus aurifasciatus group according to Dring, 1987, Amphibia-Reptilia, 8: 19-47. Removed from the synonymy of Philautus aurifasciatus by Dring, 1987, Amphibia-Reptilia, 8: 19-47 where it had been placed by Inger, 1966, Fieldiana, Zool., 52: 341. See accounts by Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 395-398, and Brown and Alcala, 1994, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 48: 185-220. See comment under Philautus aurifasciatus. 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: 517.

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