Pseudophilautus zimmeri (Ahl, 1927)

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

Rhacophorus zimmeri Ahl, 1927, Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1927: 41. Holotype: ZMB. Type locality: "Point de Galle, Ceylon".

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) zimmeriAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: xi, 56, 109.

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

Pseudophilautus zimmeriLi, 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 (Galle, south coastal Sri Lanka).

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Philautus microtympanum by Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 214, where it had been placed by Wolf, 1936, Bull. Raffles Mus., 12: 174. Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 214, provided an account and noted that this species is extinct. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 142.

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