Color in preservative: Head, dorsum, upper flank, dorsal and lateral forelimb and foot are yellowish pale-brown with small brown spots. Lower flank is yellow, and the inguinal area pale yellow. Thigh and shank have indistinct crossbars dorsally, on a yellowish pale-brown background. Ventral thigh is pale brownish-yellow. Throat, throat margin, and chest are pale yellow with brown dots. Belly is yellow. Webbing is pale yellow (Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda 2005).
Distribution and Habitat
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Trends and Threats
Possible reasons for amphibian decline
General habitat alteration and loss
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Manamendra-Arachchi, K., and Pethiyagoda, R. (2005). ''The Sri Lankan shrub-frogs of the genus Philautus Gistel, 1848 (Ranidae: Rhacophorinae), with description of 27 new species.'' Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement 12, 163-303.
Stuart, S., Hoffmann, M., Chanson, J., Cox, N., Berridge, R., Ramani, P., Young, B. (eds) (2008). Threatened Amphibians of the World. Lynx Edicions, IUCN, and Conservation International, Barcelona, Spain; Gland, Switzerland; and Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Written by Krystal Gong (mskgong AT sfsu.edu), SFSU
First submitted 2009-04-13
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2010-09-28)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2010 Pseudophilautus temporalis <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/4461> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Aug 21, 2019.
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