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

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

Nyctibatrachus acanthodermis Biju, Van Bocxlaer, Mahony, Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Zachariah, Giri, and Bossuyt, 2011, Zootaxa, 3029: 12. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/775, by original designation. Type locality: " Kaikatti, Nelliyampathy, Palakkad district, Kerala state", India.

English Names

Spinular Night Frog (original publication).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in the Palakkad District of Kerala, India.

Comment

In the "northern clade", Nyctibatrachus majori 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: 77. Sivaprasad, 2013, Common Amph. Kerala: 112–113, provided a brief account, photograph, and dot map. 

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