Pseudophilautus cuspis (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005)

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

Philautus cuspis Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 232. Holotype: WHT 1177(e), by original designation. Type locality: "Koskulana (near Panapola), alt. 460 m (06° 25′ N, 80° 27′ E)", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

Sharp-snouted Shrub Frog (de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 96).


Low elevation wet forest at 150-660 m elevation in the Sinharana region, southwestern Sri Lanka.


Resembles Pseudophilautus malcolmsmithi (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: 521. de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 96, provided a brief account and color photograph.

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