Pseudophilautus regius (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005)

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

Philautus regius Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 246. Holotype: WHT 3122, by original designation. Type locality: "Angammadilla, Polonnaruwa, alt. 90 m (07° 51′ N, 80° 55′ E)", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

Polonnaruwa Shrub Frog (de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 110).


Known only from the vicinity of Polonnaruwa in shrubby habitats in northeast-central Sri Lanka.


Most similar to Philautus fergusonianus according to the original publication. de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 111, provided a brief account and color photograph.

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