Philautus saueri Malkmus and Riede, 1996

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

Philautus saueri Malkmus and Riede, 1996, Sauria, Berlin, 18: 27, 29. Holotype: ZMB 53626, by original designation. Type locality: "Leptospernum-Dacrydium-Kugelschirmkronenwald östlich der Paka-Cave (3050 m) am SW-Hang des Mt. Kinabalu", Sabah, Malaysia.

Philautus (Philautus) saueriBossuyt and Dubois, 2001, Zeylanica, 6: 60.

English Names

None noted.


Montane forest between Layang Layang and of Pakka Cave, 2200-3500 m elevation, on the southwestern slopes of Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.


In the Philautus aurifasciatus group as defined in the original publication. See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 122-123, to compare this species to other rhacophorids of the Sunda Shelf region. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 191-193, provided an account. 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: 531.

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