Philautus disgregus Inger, 1989

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

Philautus disgregus Inger, 1989, Malayan Nat. J., 42: 235. Holotype: FMNH 231140, by original designation. Type locality: "Danum Valley Field Centre, Lahad Datu District, Sabah", Malaysia.

Philautus (Philautus) disgregusBossuyt and Dubois, 2001, Zeylanica, 6: 58.

English Names

Malaysian Bubble-nest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 112).


Known from the type locality (Lahad Datu District, Sabah) and Sungei Pesu, Fourth Division, Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo), below 300 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Malaysia, Malaysia, East (Sarawak and/or Sabah)

Endemic: Malaysia, Malaysia, East (Sarawak and/or Sabah)


In the Philautus vermiculatus group according to the original publication. See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 122-123, to compare this species to other rhacophorids of the Sunda Shelf region. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 521.

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