Sphaerotheca pashchima Padhye, Dahanukar, Sulakhe, Dandekar, Limaye, and Jamdade, 2017

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Sphaerotheca > Species: Sphaerotheca pashchima

Sphaerotheca pashchima Padhye, Dahanukar, Sulakhe, Dandekar, Limaye, and Jamdade, 2017, J. Threatened Taxa, 9: 10289. Holotype:BNHS 6000, by original designation. Type locality: "India: Maharashtra: Saswad-Waghapur Road, Ambodi Village (18.350°N, 74.041°E, 747m)". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:A7E4CA0A-6CF3-4578-BDF5-C2F76F6AF0CE 

English Names

Western Burrowing Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Western parts of peninsular India from the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Karnataka, onto the Deccan Plateau in a variety of high to low rainfall area

Comment

In the Sphaerotheca breviceps group according to the original publication. 

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