Pseudophilautus tanu (Meegaskumbura, Manamendra-Arachchi, and Pethiyagoda, 2009)

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

Philautus tanu Meegaskumbura, Manamendra-Arachchi, and Pethiyagoda, 2009, Zootaxa, 2122: 62. Holotype: WHT 6348, by original designation. Type locality: "Kanneliya Forest Reserve (near Galle), alt. 45 m (6°15′N, 80°20′E)", Sri Lanka.

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

English Names

None noted.


Currently known only from the Kanneliya and Pituwela Forest Reserves, Sri Lanka, in open areas adjacent to rainforest.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Sri Lanka

Endemic: Sri Lanka

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.