Platymantis paengi Siler, Linkem, Diesmos, and Alcala, 2007

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

Platymantis paengi Siler, Linkem, Diesmos, and Alcala, 2007, Herpetologica, 63: 352. Holotype: PNM 9239, by original designation. Type locality: "at 180 m elevation in an area known locally as 'Mt. Lihidan' (11° 24′ 52.74″ N, 122° 06′ 16.74″ E; WGS-84) Barangay Duyong, Municipality of Pandan, Antique Province, Panay Island, Philippines".

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

English Names

Panay Limestone Frog (Gaulke, 2011, Herpetofauna Panay Island: 70).


Known only from the northwestern peninsula of Panay I., Philippines, 180-300 m elevation; also reported from Sibuyan I., Philippines

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Philippines

Endemic: Philippines


In the Platymantis dorsalis group according to the original publication, where external morphology, advertisement call, and natural history were described. Gaulke, 2011, Herpetofauna Panay Island: 70-71, provided a brief account for Panay Island, Philippines. Meneses, Siler, Alviola, Balatibat, Gonzalez, Natividad, and Brown, 2022, Check List, 18: 941–984, reported the species from Sibuyan I., Philippines, and discussed its habitat, as well as morphological and call differences from the population at the type locality. 

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