Platymantis naomii Alcala, Brown, and Diesmos, 1998

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

Platymantis naomii Alcala, Brown, and Diesmos, 1998, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 50: 383. Holotype: CAS 204746, by original designation. Type locality: "montane forest on southeast slope of Mt. Banahao (Tayabas side), Luzon Island at about 1400 m", Philippines.

Platymantis naomiaeIskandar and Colijn, 2000, Treubia, 31: 82. Michels and Bauer, 2004, Bonn. Zool. Beitr., 52: 85. Unjustified emendation according to Dubois, Crombie, and Glaw, 2005, Alytes, 23: 42, and Dubois, 2007, Zootaxa, 1550: 67.

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

English Names

None noted.


Found only on Mount Banahao and Mount San Cristobal, Luzon Island, Philippines.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Philippines

Endemic: Philippines


In the Platymantis dorsalis group according to the original publication. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Platymantis naomiae) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 496.

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