Philautus nephophilus Dehling, Matsui, and Yambun Imbun, 2016

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

Philautus nephophilus Dehling, Matsui, and Yambun Imbun, 2016, Salamandra, 52: 79. Holotype: SP 27443, by original designation. Type locality: "Silau-Silau Trail (6°00’23.2’’ N, 116°32’44.7’’ E; 1,525 m a.s.l.), Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia".

English Names

None noted. 


Known with certainty only from the headquarters region of the Kinabalu National Park in Sabah, Malaysia, where it is found at altitudes between 1,400 and 1,800 m; probably also to be found at similar altitudes in the neighboring Crocker Range. 


 Haas, Kueh, Joseph, bin Asri, Das, Hagmann, Schwander, and Hertwig, 2018, Evol. Syst., 2: 89–114, provided a brief account of morphology and natural history for the Sabah population.

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