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

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

Nyctibatrachus shiradi Biju, Van Bocxlaer, Mahony, Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Zachariah, Giri, and Bossuyt, 2011, Zootaxa, 3029: 68. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/815, by original designation. Type locality: "Kottigehara, Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka state", India.

English Names

Shiradi Night Frog (original publication).

Distribution

Known only from Kempholay, Kottigehara, and Kudremuhk-Malleshwaram, Karnataka, India.

Comment

In the "northern clade", Nyctibatrachus sanctipalustris 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: 100.

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