Indosylvirana urbis (Biju, Garg, Mahony, Wijayathilaka, Senevirathne, and Meggaskumbara, 2014)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Indosylvirana > Species: Indosylvirana urbis

Hylarana urbis Biju, Garg, Mahony, Wijayathilaka, Senevirathne, and Meegaskumbura, 2014, Contr. Zool., Amsterdam, 83: 298. Holotype: BNHS 5837, by original designation. Type locality: "Kadavanthra, Ernakulam dist., Kerala state, India". 

Indosylvirana urbis — Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 190. 

English Names

Urban Golden-backed Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only in the southern Western Ghats from Kadavanthra and Tripunithura (Ernakulam District), Kadakkattupara (Malappuram District), and Meladoor (Thrissur District) in the state of Kerala, southern India; usually found in urban area in open bodies of water below 150 m elevation. 

Comment

In the Hylarana aurantiaca group according to the original publication. 

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