Platymantis negrosensis Brown, Alcala, Diesmos, and Alcala, 1997

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

Platymantis negrosensis Brown, Alcala, Diesmos, and Alcala, 1997, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 50: 9. Holotype: CAS 137416, by original designation. Type locality: "original forest at lake Balingsasayao, Negros Oriental Province, Negros Island", Philippines.

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

English Names

Negros Forest Frog (Gaulke, 2011, Herpetofauna Panay Island: 66).

Distribution

Arboreal habitats in primary forest on Negros and Panay Islands, Philippines, 200-1800 m elevation.

Comment

Confused with Platymantis guentheri prior to its description. In the Platymantis guentheri group of Brown, Alcala, Diesmos, and Alcala, 1997, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 50: 1-20. Related to Platymantis luzonensis according to Ferner, Brown, Sison, and Kennedy, 2001, Asiat. Herpetol. Res., 9: 44. 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: 496. Gaulke, 2011, Herpetofauna Panay Island: 66-67, provided a brief account for Panay Island, Philippines.

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