Platymantis cagayanensis Brown, Alcala, and Diesmos, 1999

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

Platymantis cagayanensis Brown, Alcala, and Diesmos, 1999, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 51: 450. Holotype: PNM 6691, by original designation. Type locality: "disturbed Dipterocarp forest in Taggat Forest Reserve in Santa Praxedes Town, Central Cordillena, Cagayan Province, Luzon, at 50-100 m elevation", Philippines.

Platymantis (Lupacolus) cagayanensis — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 147. 

English Names

None noted.


Along the north coast of Luzon Island and on Palaui Island, Philippines, 0-200 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Philippines

Endemic: Philippines


In Platymantis dorsalis group of Alcala and Brown, 1999, Philipp. J. Sci., 128: 283. 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: 493.

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