Platymantis sierramadrensis Brown, Alcala, Ong, and Diesmos, 1999

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

Platymantis sierramadrensis Brown, Alcala, Ong, and Diesmos, 1999, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 112: 510. Holotype: PNM 6465, by original designation. Type locality: "Marisol Pedrogosa in distrubed lowland forest at Sitio Mapidjas, Barangay Umiray, Municipality of General Nakar, Quezon Province, Luzon Island", Philippines.

Platymantis (Tirahanulap) sierramadrensis — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 146. 

English Names

None noted.


Sierra Madre mountains of northeastern Luzon Island, Philippines, 600-1200 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Philippines

Endemic: Philippines


In the Platymantis hazelae group according to the original publication. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Platymantis montana) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 498. Siler, Welton, Siler, Brown, Bucol, Diesmos, and Brown, 2011, Check List, 7: 182-195, provided a range extension in Aurora Province, Luzon Island, Philippines, and suggested that earlier records from below 600 m are referable to Platymantis polillensis.

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