Platymantis montanus (Taylor, 1922)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ceratobatrachidae > Subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae > Genus: Platymantis > Species: Platymantis montanus

Cornufer montanus Taylor, 1922, Philipp. J. Sci., 21: 272. Holotype: CAS 61179 (formerly EHT 861) according to Slevin and Leviton, 1956, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 28: 536. Type locality: "at an elevation of about 1,500 meters on Mount Banahao, Laguna Province, Luzon", Philippines.

Platymantis montanusZweifel, 1967, Copeia, 1967: 120 (by reference to Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 2–3, and Brown, Brown, and Alcala, 1997, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 49: 412.

Platymantis montanaGünther, 1999, Mitt. Mus. Naturkd. Berlin, Zool., 75: 327-328, by implication. Incorrect subsequent spelling according to Kraus and Allison, 2007, Zootaxa, 1485: 29–30. 

Platymantis (Tirahanulap) montanus — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 146. 

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Mount Banahao and Mount Apoy in southwestern Luzon, Philippines,.

Comment

Formerly placed the synonymy of Platymantis subterrestris by Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 360-362. See account by Brown, Brown, and Alcala, 1997, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 49: 412. In the Platymantis hazelae group of Brown, Brown, and Alcala, 1997, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 49: 405-421. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Platymantis montana) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 496.

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