Pseudophilautus pleurotaenia

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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 pleurotaenia


Pseudophilautus pleurotaenia (Boulenger, 1904)

Type locality: "Kandy", Sri Lanka.

Holotype: BM 1947.2.7.64.


  • Rhacophorus pleurotaenia Boulenger, 1904
  • Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) pleurotaeniaAhl, 1931
  • Philautus (Kirtixalus) pleurotaeniaBossuyt & Dubois, 2001
  • Philautus pleurotaeniaManamendra-Arachchi & Pethiyagoda, 2005
  • Kirtixalus pleurotaenia — Yu, Rao, Zhang, and Yang, 2009
  • Pseudophilautus pleurotaenia — Li, Che, Murphy, Zhao, Zhao, Rao, and Zhang, 2009


  • Boulenger, G.A. 1904: Descriptions of three new frogs from southern India and Ceylon. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 15: 430–431.
  • Bossuyt, F. & A. Dubois. 2001: A review of the frog genus Philautus Gistel, 1848 (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae, Rhacophorinae). Zeylanica. Colombo, 6: 1–112.
  • 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 pleurotaenia. AmphibiaWeb, available at

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Kandy Bubble-nest Frog