Pseudophilautus zorro (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005)

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

Philautus zorro Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 230. Holotype: WHT 3169, by original designation. Type locality: "Gannoruwa Forest Reserve, Kandy, alt. 684 m (07° 17′ N, 80° 35 E)", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

Gannoruwa Shrub Frog (de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 123).

Distribution

Known from wet forest of central Sri Lanka in the Kandy region, 500-800 m elevation.

Comment

Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 239, noted this species to be similar to Philautus malcolmsmithi, Philautus rugatus, and Philautus cuspis. 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: 536. de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 123, provided a brief account and color photograph.

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