Indirana Laurent, 1986

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranixalidae > Genus: Indirana
12 species

Indirana Laurent, 1986, in Grassé and Delsol (eds.), Traite de Zool., 14: 761. Type species: Polypedates beddomii Günther, 1875, by original designation.

Ranixalus Dubois, 1986 "1985", Alytes, 4: 114. Type species: Ranixalus gundia Dubois, 1986 "1985", by original designation. Synonymy by Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 175-176.

English Names

Indian Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 99).


Central and southern India.


Includes the former mainland members of the subgenus Discodeles of Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 1-116. See Daniel and Sekar, 1989, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 86: 194-202, for key to species (as Discodeles) in western India. Suggested to be closely related to Micrixalus by Inger and Dutta, 1987 "1986", J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 83 (Suppl.): 141.

Contained taxa (12 sp.):

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