Pseudophilautus steineri (Meegaskumbura and Manamendra-Arachchi, 2005)

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

Philautus steineri Meegaskumbura and Manamendra-Arachchi, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 329. Holotype: WHT 3210, by original designation. Type locality: "Corbett's Gap (Knuckles Hills), elevation 1245 m (07° 22′ N, 80° 51′ E)", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

Steiner's Shrub Frog (de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 118).


Known only from the type locality (Corbett's Gap, Knuckles Hills, Sri Lanka, 1245 m elevation).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Sri Lanka

Endemic: Sri Lanka


The sister species of Philautus microtympanum 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: 534. de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 118, provided a brief account and color photograph.

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