|Scientific Name:||Platymantis guentheri|
|Species Authority:||(Boulenger, 1882)|
Cornufer ingeri Brown & Alcala, 1963
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Diesmos, A.C., Alcala, A., Brown, R., Afuang, L.E., Gee, G., Hampson, K., Diesmos, M., Mallari, A., Ong, P., Ubaldo, D. & Gutierrez, B.|
|Reviewer(s):||Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S. & Cox, N.A.|
Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat on Bohol, Samar, Leyte, Biliran, Maripipi, Dinagat and Mindanao in the Philippines.
|Range Description:||This species occurs in the rainforests of Bohol, Leyte, Biliran, Maripipi, Dinagat, Panglao, and Mindanao Islands in the Philippines, from sea level to 700 m asl. It probably occurs a little more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites.|
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|Population:||It is common to very common in humid forest.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It inhabits arboreal microhabitats in lower montane and lowland forests; it also survives in disturbed habitats adjacent to forested areas. It breeds by direct development and is believed to deposit its eggs in leaf axils, epiphytes, and aerial ferns.|
|Major Threat(s):||The major threat is the loss of habitat due to shifting agriculture and the logging of lowland rainforest.|
|Conservation Actions:||The range of this species includes a few protected areas, including Mount Malindang National Park and Mount Apo Natural Park. The designation of the remaining rainforests on the islands of Mindanao, Leyte, Bohol, and Dinagat as protected areas is needed.|
Alcala, A.C. and Brown, W.C. 1985. Philippine Amphibians: An Illustrated Field Guide. Bookmark Press, Makati City, Philippines.
Alcala, A.C. and Brown, W.C. 1995. Discovery of the frog Cornufer guentheri on Negros Islands, Philippines, with observations on its life history. Herpetologica: 182-184.
Alcala, A.C. and Brown, W.C. 1999. Philippine frogs of the genus Platymantis (Amphibia: Ranidae). Philippine Journal of Science: 281-287.
Brown, W.C., Alcala, A.C., Diesmos, A.C. and Alcala, E.L. 1997. Species of the guentheri group of Platymantis with descriptions of four new species. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences: 1-20.
Brown, W.C. and Alcala, A.C. 1963. A new frog of the genus Cornufer (Ranidae) with notes on other amphibians known from Bohol Island, Philippines. Copeia: 672-675.
IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-1. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 30 June 2016).
|Citation:||Diesmos, A.C., Alcala, A., Brown, R., Afuang, L.E., Gee, G., Hampson, K., Diesmos, M., Mallari, A., Ong, P., Ubaldo, D. & Gutierrez, B. 2016. Platymantis guentheri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T58460A86248230.Downloaded on 30 August 2016.|
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