Philautus surrufus
Malindang Tree Frog
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Philippines


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From the Encyclopedia of Life account:

Type Locality

"submontane forest (1800-1900 m) on the west side of Dapitan Peak, about 10 km SE of Masawan, Misamis Occidental Prov., Mindanao Island", Philippines (Brown and Alcala, 1994); type stored in the California Academy of Sciences (CAS-SU 21013)

Author: Siler, Cameron

Faunal Affinity

Mindanao Pleistocene Aggregate Island Complex (PAIC; Brown and Diesmos, 2002).

Author: Siler, Cameron


This species is recognized to occur only on the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines. More specifically, it has only been recorded from Mt. Malindang at mid- to high elevations in northwestern Mindanao.

Author: Siler, Cameron