Pseudophilautus malcolmsmithi (Ahl, 1927)

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

Rhacophorus malcolmsmithi Ahl, 1927, Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1927: 39. Holotype: ZMB 9037, according to Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 214. Type locality: "Ceylon". Synonymy by Bossuyt and Dubois, 2001, Zeylanica, 6: 91.

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

Philautus malcolmsmithiManamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 214.

Pseudophilautus malcolmsmithiLi, 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 indefinite type locality ("Ceylon").

Comment

Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 214-215, provided an account and noted this extinct species to resemble Philautus rugatus, Philautus cuspis, Philautus zorro, and Philautus alto. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 140, who regarded the species as extinct.

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