Pseudophilautus mooreorum (Meegaskumbura and Manamendra-Arachchi, 2005)

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

Philautus mooreorum Meegaskumbura and Manamendra-Arachchi, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 312. Holotype: WHT 2477, by original designation. Type locality: "Crobett's Gap (Knuckles), 1,245 m (07° 22′ N, 80° 51′ E", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from two localities in Knuckles Hills (Corbett's Gap and Hunnasgiriya), central Sri Lanka, 1100-1245 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Sri Lanka

Endemic: Sri Lanka


In the Philautus femoralis group (along with Philautus femoralis and Philautus poppiae) according to the original publcation. 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: 527.

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