Pseudophilautus eximius

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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 eximius


Pseudophilautus eximius (Shreve, 1940)

Type locality: "Queenwood Estate, Dimbulle, 5000 feet, Ceylon".

Holotype: MCZ 20879.


  • Philautus eximius Shreve, 1940
  • Philautus (Philautus) eximiusBossuyt & Dubois, 2001
  • Pseudophilautus eximius — Li, Che, Murphy, Zhao, Zhao, Rao, and Zhang, 2009


  • Shreve, B. 1940: A new Rhacophorus and a new Philautus from Ceylon. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 53: 105–108.
  • Bossuyt and Dubois, 2001, Zeylanica, 6: 52.
  • Li, J.-t., J. Che, R. W. Murphy, H. Zhao, E.-m. Zhao, D.-q. Rao & Y.-p. Zhang. 2009: New insights to the molecular phylogenetics and generic assessment in the Rhacophoridae (Amphibia: Anura) based on five nuclear and three mitochondrial genes, with comments on the evolution of reproduction. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 53: 509–522.
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Pseudophilautus eximius. AmphibiaWeb, available at
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Pseudophilautus eximius  (Extinct) Downloaded on 07 July 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Dimbulla Bubble-nest Frog