Raorchestes ghatei Padhye, Sayyed, Jadhav, and Dahanukar, 2013

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Raorchestes > Species: Raorchestes ghatei

Raorchestes ghatei Padhye, Sayyed, Jadhav, and Dahanukar, 2013, J. Threatened Taxa, 5: 4915. Holotype: BNHS 5579, by original designation. Type locality: "Chalkewadi (17.59°N & 73.84°E, 1082m), Satara, Maharashtra, India". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:44621AF1-15D8-44AB-8246-676470B541F8. 

English Names

Ghate's Shrub Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Semi-evergreen forests  in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra; currently known from Jaichiwadi in the south and Taleghar near Bhimashankar in the north. 

Comment

Formerly confused with Raorchestes bombayensis and the sister taxon of Raorchestes bombayensis + Raorchestes tuberohumerus according to the original publication. 

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