Pseudophilautus stuarti (Meegaskumbura and Manamendra-Arachchi, 2005)

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

Philautus stuarti Meegaskumbura and Manamendra-Arachchi, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl., 12: 331. Holotype: WHT 3208, by original designation. Type locality: "Corbett's Gap (Knuckles Hills), elevtion 1,245 m (07° 22′ N, 80° 51′ E)", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

Stuart's Shrub Frog (de Silva, 2009, Amph. Rep. Sri Lanka Photograph. Guide: 120).


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

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Sri Lanka

Endemic: Sri Lanka


The sister taxon of Philautus viridis 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: 120, provided a brief account and color photograph.

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