Amolops chakrataensis Ray, 1992

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Amolops > Species: Amolops chakrataensis

Amolops chakrataensis Ray, 1992, Indian J. Forestry, 15: 346. Holotype: ZSI-NRS A-197, by original designation and Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 68; given as ZSI-NRS A-25 by Ray, 1999, Mem. Zool. Surv. India, 18: 18. Type locality: "India. Dehra Dun District, Chakrata, Uttar Pradesh, collected from a hill-stream 14 km northwest of Chakrata on Tuni road, 2100 m", northern India.

English Names

Dehradun Stream Frog (Das and Dutta, 1998, Hamadryad, 23: 64; Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 68).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality, 14 km northwest of Chakrata, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Comment

Redescribed as new by Ray, 1999, Mem. Zool. Surv. India, 18: 18. Chanda, 2002, Handb. Indian Amph.: 201, provided a brief account.

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.