Pseudophilautus oxyrhynchus Günther, 1872



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ixalus oxyrhynchus Günther, 1872; Philautus oxyrhynchus Günther, 1872


Conservation Status


Last record: 1872 (IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group, 2020)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Sri Lanka


Biology & Ecology




Only known from the lectotype (Manamendra-Arachchi & Silva, 2004).






Bossuyt, F. and Dubois, A. 2001. A review of the frog genus Philautus Gistel, 1848 (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae, Rhacophorinae). Zeylanica 6: 1-112.
Dutta, S.K. 1997. Amphibians of India and Sri Lanka. Odyssey Publishing House, Bhubaneswar.
Dutta, S.K. and Manamendra-Arachchi, K. 1996. The amphibian fauna of Sri Lanka. Wildlife Heritage Trust of Sri Lanka, Colombo.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2020. Pseudophilautus oxyrhynchus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T58883A156583754. Downloaded on 27 June 2021.

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.

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


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