Platymantis mimulus Brown, Alcala, and Diesmos, 1997

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

Platymantis mimulus Brown, Alcala, and Diesmos, 1997, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 110: 19. Holotype: CAS 196362, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Maquiling, Los Banos, Laguna Province, Luzon Island, at an elevation of about 400 m", Philippines.

Platymantis mimulaGünther, 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) mimulus — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 147. 

English Names

None noted.


Mount Makiling region, southern Luzon Island, Philippines, ca. 400 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Philippines

Endemic: Philippines


In Platymantis dorsalis group of Alcala and Brown, 1999, Philipp. J. Sci., 128: 283. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 630.

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