Pseudophilautus nemus (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005)

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

Philautus nemus Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 287. Holotype: WHT 1319, by original designation. Type locality: "Haycock (Hiniduma), alt. 660 (06° 20′ N, 80° 18′ E)", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known from the type locality (Haycock [Hiniduma] Hill Foret Reserve, and the Kanneliya Forest of southern Sri Lanka), 60-660 m elevation.

Comment

Known only from the holotype, which is similar to Philautus simba, according to the original publication. 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: 527. 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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