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Pseudophilautus maia Meegaskumbura, Manamendra-Arachchi, Schneider & Pethiyagoda, 2007

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Philautus maia Meegaskumbura, Manamendra-Arachchi, Schneider & Pethiyagoda, 2007

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: c. 1860

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Sri Lanka

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: , BMNH 76.3.21.18 ("adult female")

Type locality: “Poojagodde” [Poojagoda] Estate, Ramboda, Sri Lanka

Paratype: BMNH 76.3.21.19 ("[adult] female")

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Meegaskumbura, M., K. Manamendra-Arachchi, C.J. Schneider & R. Pethiyagoda. (2007). New species amongst Sri Lanka’s extinct shrub frogs (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae: Philautus). Zootaxa 1397: 1-15.

 

Other references:

Ferguson, W. (1876). Singular Ceylonese frogs. Annals Magazine of Natural History 18(4): 356–357.

Günther, A. (1876). Note on the mode of propagation of some Ceylonese tree-frogs, with description of two new species. Annals Magazine of Natural History 17(4): 377-380.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2020. Pseudophilautus maia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T136000A156588623. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-3.RLTS.T136000A156588623.en. Accessed on 19 June 2022.

Kostermans, A.J.G.H. 1980. Mimosaceae. In: Dassanayake, M.D. and Fosberg, F.R. (eds), A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon, pp. 459–508. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co., New Delhi.

Manamendra-Arachchi, Kelum and Meegaskumbura, Madhava. (2012). The Taxonomy and Conservation Status of Amphibians in Sri Lanka, pp. 88-98. In: The National Red List 2012 of Sri Lanka: Conservation Status of the Fauna and Flora. Weerakoon, D. K. and Wijesundara, S. (eds.). Ministry of Environment, Colombo, Sri Lanka. viii + 476 pp.

Madhava Meegaskumbura and Rohan Pethiyagoda. (2008). Pseudophilautus maia. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 18 January 2014.

Meegaskumbura, M., Manamendra-Arachchi, K., Schneider, C.J. and Pethiyagoda, R. 2007. New species amongst Sri Lanka’s extinct shrub frogs (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae: Philautus). Zootaxa 1397: 1-15.

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