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Platymantis cagayanensis

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Platymantis cagayanensis
NT (IUCN3.1Q)[1]
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Genus: Platymantis
P. cagayanensis
Binomial name
Platymantis cagayanensis
(Brown, Alcala, and Diesmos, 1999)
  • Philautus cagayanensis Brown, Alcala, and Diesmos, 1999
  • Platymantis (Lupacolus) cagayanensis Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015

The Platymantis cagayanensis is a frog. It lives in the Philippines. People have seen it as high as 200 meters above sea level.[2][3][1]

The adult male frog is about 26.4-30.8 mm long from nose to rear end and the adult female frog is about 34.7-37.4 long. The frog is brown in color with dark spots, dark bars behind the eyes, and dark bars on the back legs.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2018). "Platymantis cagayanensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 3.1: e.T58454A58479827. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T58454A58479827.en. 58454. Retrieved March 20, 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Frost, Darrel R. "Platymantis cagayanensis Brown, Alcala, and Diesmos, 1999". Amphibian Species of the World, an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York. Retrieved March 20, 2023.
  3. "Platymantis cagayanensis: Brown, Alcala & Diesmos, 1999". AmphibiaWeb. University of California, Berkeley. Retrieved March 20, 2023.
  4. Walter C. Brown; Angel C. Alcala; Arvin C. Diesmos (November 23, 1999). "Four new species of the genus Platymantis (Amphibia: Ranidae) from Luzon Island, Philippines" (PDF). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Full text). 4th. 51: 449–460. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 30, 2023. Retrieved March 20, 2023.