Nyctibatrachus vrijeuni Biju, Van Bocxlaer, Mahony, Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Zachariah, Giri, and Bossuyt, 2011

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Nyctibatrachidae > Genus: Nyctibatrachus > Species: Nyctibatrachus vrijeuni

Nyctibatrachus vrijeuni Biju, Van Bocxlaer, Mahony, Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Zachariah, Giri, and Bossuyt, 2011, Zootaxa, 3029: 75. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/824, by original designation. Type locality: "Sugantha-giri, Wayanad district, Kerala state", India.

English Names

VUB Night Frog (original publication).

Distribution

Known only from Wayanad, Kerala, and Mettupalayam, Tamil Nadu, India.

Comment

In the "northern clade", Nyctibatrachus sanctipalustris group, of Van Bocxlaer, Biju, Willaert, Giri, Shouche, and Bossuyt, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 62: 839-847. A very brief characterization, photograph, and dot map provided by Subramanian, Dinesh, and Radhakrishnan, 2013, Atlas of Endemic Amph. W. Ghats: 103.

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