Platymantis taylori Brown, Alcala, and Diesmos, 1999

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

Platymantis taylori Brown, Alcala, and Diesmos, 1999, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 51: 451. Holotype: PNM 6684, by original designation. Type locality: "disturbed lowland rain forest in eastern Sierra Madre Mountains in Sitio Natapdukan, Barangay Didian, municipality of Palanan, Province of Isabela, Luzon Island", Philippines.

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

English Names

None noted.


Sierra Madres of northeastern Luzon Island, Philippines, 100-400 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Philippines

Endemic: Philippines


In Platymantis dorsalis group of Alcala and Brown, 1999, Philipp. J. Sci., 128: 283. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 499.

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