Philautus pallidipes (Barbour, 1908)

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

Ixalus pallidipes Barbour, 1908, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 21: 190. Holotype: MCZ 2442, by original designation. Type locality: "near the summit of the volcano Pangerango, Java", Indonesia.

Philautus pallidipesBarbour, 1912, Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool., 44: 69; Inger, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 39.

Rhacophorus (Philautus) pallidipesAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 54, 82.

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

English Names

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

Palefooted Tree Frog (Iskandar, 1998, Amph. Java Bali: 87).


Gunung Pangrango and Gunung Halimun in western Java, Indonesia, above 1000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


See comment under Philautus aurifasciatus. Iskandar, 1998, Amph. Java Bali: 87, provided a brief account. 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 photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 528.

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