Pelophryne albotaeniata (Barbour, 1938)

Palawan toadlet



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 40+ years ago

Rediscovered in 2014

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Palawan Island, Philippines


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Barbour, T. 1938. Notes on Nectophryne. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 51: 191–196.

Other references:

Arvin Diesmos, Angel Alcala, Rafe Brown, Leticia Afuang, Genevieve Gee, Katie Hampson, Mae Leonida Diesmos, Aldrin Mallari, Perry Ong, Dondi Ubaldo, Baldwin Gutierrez. (2004). Pelophryne albotaeniata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.1. ( Downloaded on 06 June 2015.

Jose, Edgar D. and van Beijnen, Jonah. (2017). Notes on the forest frogs of Cleopatra’s Needle Mountain Range, with special reference to the newly defined and expanded geographical range of Pelophryne albotaeniata (Barbour, 1938): fuel for the conservation of the forests of northern Palawan Island, Philippines. Journal of Natural History – National Museum of the Philippines 2: 33-37.


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