Philautus jacobsoni (Van Kampen, 1912)

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

Ixalus jacobsoni Van Kampen, 1912, Notes Leyden Mus., 34: 78. Holotype: ZMA 5709 according to Van Tuijl, 1995, Bull. Zool. Mus. Univ. Amsterdam, 14: 127. Type locality: "Gunung Ungaran", near Semarang, Java, Indonesia.

Philautus jacobsoniVan Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 268, 272.

Rhacophorus (Philautus) jacobsoniAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 56, 102.

Philautus (Philautus) jacobsoniBossuyt and Dubois, 2001, Zeylanica, 6: 39.

English Names

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

Jacobson's Tree Frog (Iskandar, 1998, Amph. Java Bali: 86).


Mount Ungaran, central Java, Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


See account by Iskandar, 1998, Amph. Java Bali: 86-87. 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: 525, who suggested that the species may be extinct.

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