Philautus poecilius Brown and Alcala, 1994

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

Philautus poecilius Brown and Alcala, 1994, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 48: 185, 196. Holotype: CAS 133526, by original designation. Type locality: "south side of Mt. Hilonghilong, Agusan del Norte Prov., Mindanao I.", Philippines.

Philautus (Philautus) poeciliusBossuyt and Dubois, 2001, Zeylanica, 6: 59.

English Names

None noted.


Montane forest on Mount Hilonghilong in northeastern Mindanao, Philippines, 1600-1900 m elevation.


In the Philautus vermiculatus group, according to the original publication. 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: 529. See brief notes for Mindanao, Philippines, by Sanguila, Cobb, Siler, Diesmos, Alcala, and Brown, 2016, ZooKeys, 624: 47–48.

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