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Minervarya sahyadris Dubois, Ohler, and Biju, 2001

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

Minervarya sahyadris Dubois, Ohler, and Biju, 2001, Alytes, 19: 58. Holotype: MNHNP 2000.3031, by original designation. Type locality: "along a rivulet in forest near the village of Gundia (13° 05′ N, 76° 07′ E; altitude about 200 m), Kempholey forest, Hassan District, Karnataka, India".

Fejervarya sahyadrisKuramoto, Joshy, Kurabayashi, and Sumida, 2008 "2007", Curr. Herpetol., 26: 98-99.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Gundia in Karnataka and Calicut and adjoining areas in Kerala in the southern Western Ghats of southwestern India, 40 to 200 m elevation.

Comment

See phylogenetic comments included by Kuramoto, Joshy, Kurabayashi, and Sumida, 2008 "2007", Curr. Herpetol., 26: 81-105. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 486. A very brief characterization, photograph, and dot map provided by Subramanian, Dinesh, and Radhakrishnan, 2013, Atlas of Endemic Amph. W. Ghats: 55. 

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