Pseudophilautus nasutus Günther, 1869 "1868"

Pointed-snouted shrub frog, Ul hombu panduru madiya



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ixalus nasutus Günther, 1869 "1868"; Philautus nasutus Günther, 1869 "1868"


Conservation Status


Last record: 1869 or before

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Sri Lanka


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Günther, A. (1869 "1868"). First account of species of tailless batrachians added to the collection of the British Museum. Proc. Zool. Soc. London [1869]: 478-490.


Other references:

Andreone, Franco et al. (2022). Threatened and extinct amphibians and reptiles in Italian natural history collections are useful conservation tools. Acta Herpetologica 17(1): 45-58. doi:10.36253/a_h-12349

Annandale, N. (1913). Some new and interesting Batrachia and lizards from India, Ceylon and Borneo. Rec. Indian Mus. Calcutta 9(5): 301, pl. 15, fig. A.

Biju, S.D. 2001. A synopsis to the frog fauna of the Western Ghats, India. Occasional Publication 1. ISCB: 1-24.

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, Sushil K. and Manamendra-Arachchi, Kelum. (1996). The amphibian fauna of Sri Lanka. Colombo: Wildlife Heritage Trust of Sri Lanka. [pp. 151-155]

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2020. Pseudophilautus nasutus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T58878A156583411. Accessed on 01 July 2022.

Karunaratne, S. (1998). Some aspects on the ecology of Philautus nasutus (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae). In: de Silva, A. et al. (ed.), Biology and Conservation of the Amphibians and Reptiles and their habitats in South Asia, pp. 130-136.

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

Krishnamurthy, S.V. and Sakunthala, K. 1993. Amphibian fauna of Sringeri Taluk (Chickaamagalure District: Karnataka). Journal of the Indian Institute of Science: 443-452.

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.

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.

Regalado, Pedro Galán. (2015). Los Anfibios y Reptiles Extinguidos: Herpetofauna Desaparecida Desde el Año 1500. Monografías de la Universidade da Coruña 155: 1-509.


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