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

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

Nyctibatrachus pillaii Biju, Van Bocxlaer, Mahony, Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Zachariah, Giri, and Bossuyt, 2011, Zootaxa, 3029: 60. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/808, by original designation. Type locality: "Kakachi, Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu state", India.

English Names

Pillai's Night Frog (original publication).

Distribution

Known from Kakachi and Ooth, southern Tamil Nadu, and Thenmala, southern Kerala, India.

Comment

In the "southern clade", Nyctibatrachus aliciae 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: 97.

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