Platymantis cornutus (Taylor, 1922)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Platymantis cornuta (Taylor, 1922)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1922

Rediscovered in 1998

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Taylor, E. H. (1922). Additions to the herpetological fauna of the Philippine Islands. I. Philippine Journal of Science 21: 161-206.

Other references:

Alcala, A.C. and Brown, W.C. 1985. Philippine Amphibians: An Illustrated Field Guide. Bookmark Press, Makati City, Philippines.

Alcala, A.C. and Brown, W.C. 1999. Philippine frogs of the genus Platymantis (Amphibia: Ranidae). Philippine Journal of Science: 281-287.

Arvin Diesmos, Angel Alcala, Rafe Brown, Leticia Afuang, Genevieve Gee, Katie Hampson, Mae Leonida Diesmos, Aldrin Mallari, Perry Ong, Dondi Ubaldo, Baldwin Gutierrez. 2010. Platymantis cornutus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T17528A7133356. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

Frost, D.R. 1985. Amphibian Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Allen Press and the Association of Systematic Collections, Lawrence, Kansas.

Inger, R.F. 1999. Distributions of amphibians in southern Asia and adjacent islands. In: W.E. Duellman (ed.), Patterns of Distribution of Amphibians: A Global Perspective, pp. 445-482. John Hopkins University Press.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]


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