Philautus ingeri Dring, 1987

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

Philautus ingeri Dring, 1987, Amphibia-Reptilia, 8: 21. Holotype: BMNH 1978.1820, by original designation. Type locality: "camp three 1300 m., Gunung Mulu, Fourth Division, Sarawak", Malaysia, Borneo.

Philautus (Gorhixalus) ingeriDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 335. Bossuyt and Dubois, 2001, Zeylanica, 6: 57.

Leptomantis ingeriIskandar and Colijn, 2000, Treubia, 31: 95.

Philautus ingeriHarvey, Pemberton, and Smith, 2002, Herpetol. Monogr., 16: 47, by implication.

English Names

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


Mossy montane forest at elevations of 1300–1600 m in northern Borneo (Sabah and Sarawak, Malaysia, and Brunei), likely into northern adjacent Kalimantan, Indonesia.


In the Philautus hosii group according to the original publication. See brief account by Malkmus and Riede, 1996, Sauria, Berlin, 18: 21–28. 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. Harvey, Pemberton, and Smith, 2002, Herpetol. Monogr., 16: 47, discussed the placement in Leptomantis by Iskandar and Colijn, 2000, Treubia, 31: 1–134. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 186, provided an account. 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: 525.

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