Philautus cardamonus Ohler, Swan, and Daltry, 2002

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

Philautus cardamonus Ohler, Swan, and Daltry, 2002, Raffles Bull. Zool., 50: 468. Holotype: BMNH 2000.0149, by original designation. Type locality: "Phnom Samkos in the Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Pursat Province, Southwest Cambodia (UTM 1343841N 0287890E) . . . . in evergreen forest at an altitude of 1,650 m a.m.s.l.".

English Names

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


Cloud forest at elevations of 1000 to 1700 m elevation on the summits of Samkos and Tumpor Mountains in the Cardamon Mountains, southwestern Cambodia. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Cambodia

Endemic: Cambodia


Not identifiable with any of the existing species groups according to the original publication. Neang and Holden, 2008, Field Guide Amph. Cambodia: 106, provided a photograph, brief account of identification, ecology, and range in Cambodia.

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