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Platymantis bayani

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Platymantis bayani
DD (IUCN3.1Q)[1]
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Genus: Platymantis
P. bayani
Binomial name
Platymantis bayani
(Siler, Alcala, Diesmos, and Brown, 2009)
  • Platymantis bayani Siler, Alcala, Diesmos, and Brown, 2009
  • Platymantis (Tirahanulap) bayani Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015

Walter's limestone forest frog (Platymantis bayani) is a frog. It lives in the Philippines. Scientists have seen it in one place: Taft Forest on Samar Island, 140 m above sea level.[2][3][1][4]

The adult male frog is about 34.2–39.1 mm long from nose to rear end and the adult female frog is about 44.3–49.8 mm long.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2020). "Platymantis bayani". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 3.1: e.T42862685A176953666. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-3.RLTS.T42862685A176953666.en. 42862685. Retrieved April 4, 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Frost, Darrel R. "Platymantis diesmosi Siler, Alcala, Diesmos, and Brown, 2009". Amphibian Species of the World, an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York. Retrieved April 4, 2023.
  3. "Platymantis bayani: Siler, Alcala, Diesmos & Brown, 2009". AmphibiaWeb. University of California, Berkeley. Retrieved April 4, 2023.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Siler CD; Alcala AC; Diesmos AC; Brown RM (2009). "A new species of limestone-forest frog, Genus Platymantis (Amphibia: Anura: Ceratobatrachidae) from Eastern Samar Island, Philippines". Herpetologica (Abstract). 65 (1): 92–104. doi:10.1655/08-040R.1. S2CID 85600732.