Pseudophilautus folicola (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Pseudophilautus > Species: Pseudophilautus folicola

Philautus folicola Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 237. Holotype: WHT 2645, by original designation. Type locality: "Kottawa (Galle), alt. 60 m (06° 06′ N, 80° 20′ E)", Sri Lanka.

Pseudophilautus folicolaLi, Che, Murphy, Zhao, Zhao, Rao, and Zhang, 2009, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 53: 519. Provisional change by implication.

English Names

Leaf-dwelling Shrub Frog (de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 100).

Distribution

Lowland wet forest of southwestern Sri Lanka, 60-660 m elevation.

Comment

Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 239, noted this species to be similar to Pseudophilautus leucorhinus and Pseudophilautus limbus (both as Philautus). 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: 522. de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 100, provided a brief account and color photograph. Bopage, Wewelwala, Krvavac, Jovanovic, Safarek, and Pushpamal, 2011, Salamandra, 47: 173-177, reported the species in lowland forest in the Kanneliya Forest of southwestern Sri Lanka.

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