Pseudophilautus limbus (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005)

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

Philautus limbus Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 242. Holotype: WHT 2700, by original designation. Type locality: "Haycock (Hiniduma), alt. 560 m (06° 20′ N, 80° 18′ E)", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the region of the type locality (Haycock [Hiniduma]) and nearby Kanneliya Forest Reserve, southwestern Sri Lanka, below 600 m elevation.

Comment

Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 244, noted this species to be similar to Philautus leucorhinus and Philautus folicola. 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: 526. 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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