Pseudophilautus caeruleus (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Pseudophilautus > Species: Pseudophilautus caeruleus

Philautus caeruleus Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 262. Holotype: WHT 2514, by original designation. Type locality: "Moray Estate, Rajamally, alt. 1370 m (06° 48′ N, 80° 31′ E)", Sri Lanka.

Pseudophilautus caeruleusLi, Che, Murphy, Zhao, Zhao, Rao, and Zhang, 2009, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 53: 519. Provisional change by implication.

English Names

None noted.


Restricted to the central hill country of southern Sri Lanka, 810-1370 m elevation.


Resembles Pseudophilautus oxyrhynchus and Pseudophilautus hypomelas (as Philautus), 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: 520.

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