Minervarya goemchi (Dinesh, Kulkarni, Swamy, and Deepak, 2018 "2017")

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Minervarya > Species: Minervarya goemchi

Fejervarya goemchi Dinesh, Kulkarni, Swamy, and Deepak, 2018 "2017", Rec. Zool. Surv. India, 117: 304. Holotype: ZSI/WRC/A/2015, by original designation. Type locality: "Surla village (N 15.651; E 74.131, 700 amsl), Goa", India. 

Minervarya goemchi — Here (28 Nov. 2018), by implication of the statement in the original publication that it is the sister taxon of Minervarya kudremukhensis. 

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Known only from the vicinity of the type locality, Surla Village, Goa, in the Western Ghats, on lateritic plateaus and the surround paddy complex. 

Comment

The sister taxon of Fejervarya kudremuckhensis(now in Minervarya) and sympatric with Fejervarya cepfi (now in Minervarya) according to the original publication. 

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