Taruga fastigo (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2001)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Taruga > Species: Taruga fastigo

Polypedates fastigo Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2001, J. South Asian Nat. Hist., 5: 192. Holotype: WHT 2352, by original designation.. Type locality: "Morningside Estate (near Rakwana), alt. 1060 m (06° 24′ N, 80° 38′ E)", Sri Lanka.

Taruga fastigoMeegaskumbura, Meegaskumbura, Bowatte, Manamendra-Arachchi, Pethiyagoda, Hanken, and Schneider, 2010, Ceylon J. Sci., Biol. Sci., 39: 83.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Morningside Estate, near Rakwana, elevation 1060 m, 06° 24′ N, 80° 38′ E), Sri Lanka, 1060 m elevation.


Confused with Polypedates eques prior to its description. 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: 537.

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