Platymantis dorsalis

Platymantis dorsalis (Dumeril's wrinkled ground frog or common forest frog) is a species of frog in the family Ceratobatrachidae. It is endemic to the northern and central Philippines.[1][2] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, plantations, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Platymantis dorsalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ceratobatrachidae
Genus: Platymantis
P. dorsalis
Binomial name
Platymantis dorsalis
Cornufer laticeps Taylor, 1920
Halophila jagorii Peters, 1863
Platymantis meyeri Günther, 1873


Platymantis dorsalis is known from mainland Luzon, Batan Island, Polillo, Catanduanes, Tablas, Romblon, Marinduque, Cebu, Negros, and Panay islands.[1][2]


  1. Arvin Diesmos, Angel Alcala, Rafe Brown, Leticia Afuang, Cynthia Dolino, Genevieve Gee, Katie Hampson, Mae Leonida Diesmos, Aldrin Mallari, Perry Ong, Liza Paguntalan, Marisol Pedregosa, Dondi Ubaldo, Baldwin Gutierrez. (2004). Platymantis dorsalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004 doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58458A11783518.en
  2. Frost, Darrel R. (2018). "Platymantis dorsalis (Duméril, 1853)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 25 October 2018.

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