Philautus refugii Inger and Stuebing, 1996

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

Philautus refugii Inger and Stuebing, 1996, Raffles Bull. Zool., 44: 544. Holotype: FMNH 252418, by original designation. Type locality: "Bukit Lanjak, 840 m, Lubok Antu District, Second Division, Sarawak", Malaysia.

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

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type locality (Bukit Lanjak, Lubok Antu District, Second Division, Sarawak, Malaysia [Borneo]), 840 m elevation, and central and southern Sumatra at elevation between 980 and 1429 m elevation. 


Most similar to Philautus longicrus 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: 530. See account by Wostl, Riyanto, Hamidy, Kurniawan, Smith, and Harvey, 2017, Herpetol. Monogr., 31: 118–120, where a genetically confirmed population from central, Sumatra, Indonesia, was reported. 

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