Philautus schmackeri (Boettger, 1892)

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

Ixalus schmackeri Boettger, 1892, Kat. Batr. Samml. Mus. Senckenb. Naturforsch. Ges.: 17. Holotype: SMF 7035 (formerly 1099a), according to XXX. Type locality: "Mt. Halcone, Mindoro, Philippinen".

Ixalus mindorensis Boulenger, 1897, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 19: 107. Syntypes: "several specimens"—including BMNH 1947.2.6.31-34 (formerly 1896.12.11.33-37), and CAS according to Bossuyt and Dubois, 2001, Zeylanica, 6: 35, who designated BMNH 1947.2.6.31 (formerly 1896.12.11.33) as lectotype and described it on page 78-79. Type locality: "Mindoro (Mount Dulangan, 5000 feet)", Mindoro Oriental Province, Philippines. Synonymy by Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 404.

Philautus schmackeriStejneger, 1905, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 28: 347. Taylor, 1920, Philipp. J. Sci., 16: 302.

Philautus mindorensisStejneger, 1905, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 28: 347. Taylor, 1920, Philipp. J. Sci., 16: 303.

Rhacophorus (Philautus) schmackeriAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 54, 83.

Rhacophorus (Philautus) mindorensisAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 55, 88. Misspelling.

Philautus (Philautus) schmackeriDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 72. Bossuyt and Dubois, 2001, Zeylanica, 6: 33.

English Names

Schmacker's Bubble-nest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 112).

Distribution

Mindoro Island, Philippines, 100-1650 m elevation.

Comment

See accounts by Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 404-407, and Brown and Alcala, 1994, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 48: 185-220 (who considered it to be in the Philautus aurifasciatus group). See 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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