Pseudophilautus hoipolloi (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005)

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

Philautus hoipolloi Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 260. Holotype: WHT 2673, by original designation. Type locality: "Haycock (Hiniduma), alt. 660 m (06° 20′ N, 80° 18′ E)", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

Anthropenic Shrub Frog (de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 104).

Distribution

Widely distributed acorss the lowlands of southwestern Sri Lanka, 15-684 m elevation.

Comment

Resembles Pseudophilautus pleurotaenia, Pseudophilautus asankai, and Pseudophilautus auratus (all as Philautus) according to the original publication. de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 104, provided a brief account and color photograph. de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 104, 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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