Pulchrana mangyanum (Brown and Guttman, 2002)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Pulchrana > Species: Pulchrana mangyanum

Rana mangyanum Brown and Guttman, 2002, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 76: 427. Holotype: PNM 6270, by original designation. Type locality: "Philippines, Mindoro Island, Oriental Mindoro Province, Municipality of Puerto Galera [sic] (within 1 km of the border of the Municipality of San Teodoro), Barangay Villaflor (15 km from Puerto Gallera City on Puerto Gallera--Calapan Road), Tamaraw Falls (unnamed river), 150 m above sea level (masl)".

Pulchrana mangyanumFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 369. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 33; Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 191. 

Hylarana mangyanumChe, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 1-13, by implication; Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 423. 

English Names

None noted.


Mindoro and Semirara islands, Philippines, below 600 m elevation; presumably also originally on Caluya, Ilin, and Sibay island prior to their habitat destruction.


In the Rana signata complex according to the original publication, who reported on morphometrics, advertisement call, biochemical systematics, and biogeography. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Rana mangyanum) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 507.

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