Indirana chiravasi Padhye, Modak, and Dahanukar, 2014

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranixalidae > Genus: Indirana > Species: Indirana chiravasi

Indirana chiravasi Padhye, Modak, and Dahanukar, 2014, J. Threatened Taxa, 6: 6295. Holotype: BNHS 5888, male, by original designation. Type locality: "Amboli, Sindhudurg District, Maharashtra, India". ZooBank: urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:21DA778F-2F2A-4FD8-9551-85D734A5BB45 

English Names

Amboli Leaping Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Western Ghats north of the Goa Gap in southwestern to west-central Maharashtra, India. 

Comment

Modak, Dahanukar, Ogale, and Padhye, 2016, Curr. Sci., Bangalore, 110: 2220–2223, reported on advertisement calls. Dahanukar, Modak, Krutha, Nameer, Padhye, and Molur, 2016, J. Threatened Taxa, 8: 9269–9272, provided a detailed account and placed this in the Indirana beddomii group.  See brief account by Garg and Biju, 2016, PLoS One, 11(11:e0166326): 20. 

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