The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Pseudophilautus nasutus Günther, 1869 "1868"



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ixalus nasutus Günther, 1869 "1868"; Philautus nasutus Günther, 1869 "1868"


Conservation Status

Last record: 1869 or before

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Sri Lanka


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Günther, A. (1869 "1868"). First account of species of tailless batrachians added to the collection of the British Museum. Proc. Zool. Soc. London [1869]: 478-490.


Other references:

Annandale, N. (1913). Some new and interesting Batrachia and lizards from India, Ceylon and Borneo. Rec. Indian Mus. Calcutta 9(5): 301, pl. 15, fig. A.

Dutta, Sushil K. and Manamendra-Arachchi, Kelum. (1996). The amphibian fauna of Sri Lanka. Colombo: Wildlife Heritage Trust of Sri Lanka. [pp. 151-155]

Karunaratne, S. (1998). Some aspects on the ecology of Philautus nasutus (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae). In: de Silva, A. et al. (ed.), Biology and Conservation of the Amphibians and Reptiles and their habitats in South Asia, pp. 130-136.

Kelum Manamendra-Arachchi, Anslem de Silva. (2004). Pseudophilautus nasutus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 17 February 2013.


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