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

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

Nyctibatrachus grandis Biju, Van Bocxlaer, Mahony, Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Zachariah, Giri, and Bossuyt, 2011, Zootaxa, 3029: 35. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/791, by original designation. Type locality: "Thirunelly, Wayanad district, Kerala state", India.

English Names

Wayanad Night Frog (original publication).

Distribution

Known only north of the Palghat Gap in the Wayanad District of Kerala and adjacent border area of Karnataka, South 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: 86.

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