Pseudophilautus poppiae (Meegaskumbura and Manamendra-Arachchi, 2005)

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

Philautus poppiae Meegaskumbura and Manamendra-Arachchi, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 315. Holotype: WHT 3285, by original designation. Type locality: "Handapan Ella Plains (near Suriyakanda), elevation 1,270 m (06° 26′ 42″ N, 80° 36′ 35″ E)", Sri Lanka.

Pseudophilautus poppiaeLi, 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 Ella) and Morningside Forest, near Rakwana, southern Sri Lanka, 1060-1270 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Sri Lanka

Endemic: Sri Lanka


In the Philautus femoralis group 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: 530.

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