Microhyla laterite Seshadri, Singal, Priti, Ravikanth, Vidisha, Saurabh, Pratik, and Gururaja, 2016

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Microhyla > Species: Microhyla laterite

Microhyla laterite Seshadri, Singal, Priti, Ravikanth, Vidisha, Saurabh, Pratik, and Gururaja, 2016, PLoS One,  11(3: e0149727): 5. Holotype: BNHS 5964, by original designation. Type locality: "from laterite rocks in Kodanga, Herga village, Manipal, Udupi District", Karnataka, India. urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:321B8493-CD5C-4774-B664-6D6A36EAB0B2

English Names

Laterite Narrow-mouthed Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Vicinity of Manipal, Udupi District (between 13.2868°–13.3757° N and 74.7795°–74.8731° E, 50 m elevation) and Konaje, Mangaluru District (12.8183° N, 74.9319° E, 80 m elevation), Karnataka, India. 

Comment

The sister taxon of Microhyla superciliaris according to the original publication.  In the Microhyla zeylanica species group of Garg, Suyesh, Das, Jiang, Wijayathilaka, Amarasinghe, Alhadi, Vineeth, Aravind, Senevirathne, Meegaskumbura, and Biju, 2018 "2019", Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 69: 1–71, who provided a summary of the literature. 

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