Pseudophilautus papillosus (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005)

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

Philautus papillosus Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 266. Holotype: WHT 3284, by original designation. Type locality: "Handapan Ella Plains (near Rakwana), alt. 1270 m (06° 26′ 42″ N, 80° 36′ 35″ E)", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Handapan Ell Plains, near Rakwana, Sri Lanka, 1270 m elevation).


Resembles Philautus reticulatus 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: 529. Ellepola, Herath, Manamendra-Arachchi, Wijayathilaka, Senevirathne, Pethiyagoda, and Meegaskumbura, 2021, PLoS One, 16(10: e0258594): 10, noted that on molecular criteria alone this nominal species is likely conspecific with Pseudophilautus reticulatus

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