Nyctibatrachus kumbara Gururaja, Dinesh, Priti, and Ravikanth, 2014

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

Nyctibatrachus kumbara Gururaja, Dinesh, Priti, and Ravikanth, 2014, Zootaxa, 3796: 41. Holotype. ZSI/WGFRS/V/A/860, by original designation. Type locality "along a flowing rivulet of Sharavathi river basin (14.27323°N; 74.74756°E, 590m amsl) at Kathalekan, Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka, India". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8BA7FB48-FF23-4E83-89B7-BAA040AF215D

English Names

Kumbara Night Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Restricted to perennial streams of the evergreen and semi-evergreen forests of the Tunga, Sharavathi, Aghanashini and Bedthi rivers (between 13.60515° N–14.61582° N and 74.75576° E–75.320638° E) in Shimoga and Uttara Kannada districts of South India. 

Comment

In the Nyctibatrachus sanctipalustris clade according to the original publication. Priti, Gururaja, and Ravikanth, 2015, FrogLog, 23: 44–45, compare larval measurements of this species with Nyctibatrachus kempholeyensis and Nyctibatrachus jog

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