The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Pseudophilautus zal Manamendra-Arachchi & Pethiyagoda, 2004



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Philautus zal Manamendra-Arachchi & Pethiyagoda, 2005


Conservation Status

Last record: 1946 or 1947

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Sri Lanka


Biology & Ecology




Only the holotype and two paratypes exist.






Original scientific description:

Manamendra-Arachchi, K. and Pethiyagoda, R. (2005). The Sri Lankan shrub-frogs of the genus Philautus Laurent, 1943 (Ranidae, Rhacophorinae), with description of 27 new species. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement: 163-303.


Other references:

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


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