Pseudophilautus maia (Meegaskumbura, Manamendra-Arachchi, Schneider, and Pethiyagoda, 2007)

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

Philautus maia Meegaskumbura, Manamendra-Arachchi, Schneider, and Pethiyagoda, 2007, Zootaxa, 1397: 3. Holotype: BMNH 1876.3.21.19, by original designation. Type locality: "Poojagodde (Poojagoda) Estate, Ramboda, Sri Lanka".

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the sole specimen from the type locality (Poojagoda Estate, Ramboda, Sri Lanka); considered extinct in the original publication.

Comment

Most likely related to to Philautus femoralis according to the original publication. Regarded as extinct by Batuwita, Udugampala, De Silva, Diao, and Edirisinghe, 2019, J. Anim. Diversity, 1: 48, and Jayawardena, Senevirathne, Wijayathilaka, Ukuwela, Manamendra-Arachchi, and Meegaskumbura, 2017, Ceylon J. Sci., 46 (Special issue): 48. 

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