Platymantis hazelae (Taylor, 1920)

Hazel's wrinkled ground frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cornufer rivularis Taylor, 1922


Conservation Status

Last record: 1922

Rediscovered in 1998

IUCN RedList status: Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Taylor, E. H. (1920). Philippine Amphibia. Philippine Journal of Science 16: 213-359.

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.

Brown, W.C., Brown, R.M. and Alcala, A.C. 1997. Species of the hazelae group of Platymantis (Amphibia: Ranidae) from the Philippines, with descriptions of two new species. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences: 405-421.

Diesmos, A.C., Alcala, A., Brown, R., Afuang, L.E., Dolino, C., Gee, G., Hampson, K., Diesmos, M., Mallari, A., Ong, P., Paguntalan, L., Pedregosa, M., Ubaldo, D. & Gutierrez, B. 2004. Platymantis hazelae. (errata version published in 2016) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T17534A86549200. 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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