Pseudophilautus simba (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005)

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

Philautus simba Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 253. Holotype: WHT 3464, by original designation. Type locality: "Morningside Forest Reserve (near Rakwana), alt. 1060 m (06° 24′ N, 80° 38′ E)", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Morningside Forest Reserve, southern Sri Lanka), 1080 m elevation.

Comment

Most similar to Philautus nemus, 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.

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