Philautus abditus Inger, Orlov, and Darevsky, 1999

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Philautus > Species: Philautus abditus

Philautus abditus Inger, Orlov, and Darevsky, 1999, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 92: 26. Holotype: FMNH 252833, by original designation. Type locality: "Buon Luoi, An Khe District [now K Bang District], Vietnam".

Philautus (Philautus) abditusBossuyt and Dubois, 2001, Zeylanica, 6: 62.

English Names

Buon Luoi Shrub Frog (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 58). 


Tay-Nguyen Plateau, Kon Tum, Gia Lai, and Quang Ngai Provinces, highlands of central Vietnam, 600 to 1200 m elevation, along forested streams; reported from Veunsai District, Ratanakiri Province, extreme northeastern Cambodia; expected in adjacent Laos. 


In the Philautus vermiculatus group according to the original publication. Orlov, Murphy, Ananjeva, Ryabov, and Ho, 2002, Russ. J. Herpetol., 9: 93, provided the statement of range in Vietnam. See photograph in Orlov, Ho, and Nguyen, 2004, Russ. J. Herpetol., 11: 61. Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 34, provided specific localities for Vietnam. Stuart, Rowley, Neang, Emmett, and Sitha, 2010, Cambodian J. Nat. Hist., 2010: 40-41, provided the Cambodia record. Tran, Le, Le, Vu, Nguyen, Böhme, and Ziegler, 2010, Herpetol. Notes, 3: 111–119, provided a record from Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam, and provided a brief morphological diagnosis. Stuart, Phimmachak, Seateun, and Sheridan, 2013, Zootaxa, 3745: 73–83, provided comparative data for this species and Philautus nianeae and mapped the species. 

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