Micrixalus nelliyampathi Biju, Garg, Gururaja, Shouche, and Walukar, 2014

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Micrixalidae > Genus: Micrixalus > Species: Micrixalus nelliyampathi

Micrixalus nelliyampathi Biju, Garg, Gururaja, Shouche, and Walujkar, 2014, Ceylon J. Sci., Biol. Sci., 43: 40. Holotype: BNHS 5702, by original designation. Type locality: "Kesavapara, Nelliyampathy, Palakkad dist., Kerala state, India".

English Names

 Nelliyampathi Dancing Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Western Ghats in the Indian states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, between the Palghat Gap and Shencottah Gap; specifically reported from Kesavapara and Poopara (Palakkad District) in Kerala state, and Andiparai shola, Grass hills and Puthuthottam (Coimbatore District) in Tamil Nadu state. 

Comment

In the Micrixalus fuscus group of Biju, Garg, Gururaja, Shouche, and Walujkar, 2014, Ceylon J. Sci., Biol. Sci., 43: 14. 

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