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

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

Nyctibatrachus indraneili Biju, Van Bocxlaer, Mahony, Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Zachariah, Giri, and Bossuyt, 2011, Zootaxa, 3029: 39. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/795, by original designation. Type locality: "Longwood shola, Kotagiri, Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu state", India.

English Names

Indraneil's Night Frog (original publication).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Longwood shola, Kotagiri in the Western Ghats of northwestern Tamil Nadu, India).

Comment

In the "northern clade", and forming the sister taxon of the 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: 88.

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