Fejervarya mysorensis (Rao, 1922)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Fejervarya > Species: Fejervarya mysorensis

Rana (Rana) limnocharis mysorensis Rao, 1922, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 28: 439-447. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.1.80 according to Dutta, 1997, Amph. India Sri Lanka: 136. Type locality: "Water courses in the forests of Jog, Shimoga, Mysore State, 4,000–5,000 feet", Karnataka, India. 

Euphlyctis limnocharis mysorensisPoynton and Broadley, 1985, Ann. Natal Mus., 27: 124, by implication.

Limnonectes mysorensisDutta and Singh, 1996, Zoos' Print J., 11: 15.

Fejervarya mysorensisIskandar, 1998, Amph. Java Bali: 71, by implication; Dubois and Ohler, 2000, Alytes, 18: 35; Fei, Ye, Jiang, and Xie, 2002, Herpetol. Sinica, 9: 93; Dinesh, Vijayakumar, Channakeshavamurthy, Torsekar, Kulkarni, and Shanker, 2015, Zootaxa, 3999: 79. 

Zakerana mysorensisHowlader, 2011, Bangladesh Wildl. Bull., 5: 2.

English Names

Mysore Frog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 19).


Known only from the type locality (Jog, Shimoga District) in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India.


Removed from the synonymy of Fejervarya limnocharis by Dutta and Singh, 1996, Zoos' Print J., 11: 15, where it had been tentatively placed by XXX. Tentatively considered a synonym of Rana nilagirica by Dubois, 1984, Alytes, 3: 154. See Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 61.. See comments by Kuramoto, Joshy, Kurabayashi, and Sumida, 2008 "2007", Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 26: 81-105.A very brief characterization (as Fejervarya mysorensis) and dot map provided by  Subramanian, Dinesh, and Radhakrishnan, 2013, Atlas of Endemic Amph. W. Ghats: 50.  

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