Platymantis indeprensus Brown, Alcala, and Diesmos, 1999

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

Platymantis indeprensus Brown, Alcala, and Diesmos, 1999, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 51: 455. Holotype: CAS 201196, by original designation Type locality: "submontane forest on Mt. Banahao, Luzon Island at about 1,080 m", Philippines

Platymantis indeprensaGünther, 1999, Mitt. Mus. Naturkd. Berlin, Zool., 75: 327-328, by implication. Unjustified emendation according to Kraus and Allison, 2007, Zootaxa, 1485: 29-30.

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

English Names

None noted.


Mid-elevation (600-1400 m) rainforests on Mount Banajao and Mount San Cristobal, southern Luzon, Philippines.

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: 494.

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