Pseudophilautus bambaradeniyei

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Rhacophoridae
Subfamilia: Rhacophorinae
Genus: Pseudophilautus
Species: Pseudophilautus bambaradeniyei

Name[edit]

  • Pseudophilautus bambaradeniyei Wickramasinghe, Vidanapathirana, Rajeev, Ariyarathne, Chanaka, Priyantha, Bandara & Wickramasinghe, 2013: 3793, figs. 1–4; Images 4–7; Tables 1–3
Holotype: NMSL 2013.01.01 NH, 05.iv.2010, adult male; coll. L.J.M.W, D.R.V., S.C.A. & A.W.A.C.
Type locality: Sripada (Peak Wilderness), Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka (060 48’31”N & 800 8’14”E; 1334m).
Etymology: Named after Channa Bambaradeniya, a leading wetland scientist who has been working immensely to protect the wetlands and its ecosystems in Sri Lanka.

References[edit]

  • Wickramasinghe L.J.M., Vidanapathirana D.R., Rajeev M.D.G., Ariyarathne S.C., Chanaka A.W.A., Priyantha L.L.D., Bandara I.N., Wickramasinghe N., 2013: Eight new species of Pseudophilautus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Sripada World Heritage Site (Peak Wilderness), a local amphibian hotspot in Sri Lanka. Journal of threatened taxa, 5: 3789–3920. PDF.