Pseudophilautus silvaticus (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005)

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

Philautus silvaticus Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 285. Holotype: WHT 3295, by original designation. Type locality: "Handapan Ell Plains (near Suriyakanda), alt. 1270 m (06° 26′ 42″ N, 080° 36′ 35″ E)", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

Forest Shrub Frog (de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 116).

Distribution

Known only from the Sinharaja World Heritage Site, 510-1270 m elevation, southern Sri Lanka.

Comment

Resembles Philautus procax and Philautus abundus 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: 533. de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 116, provided a brief account and color photograph.

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