Indirana yadera Dahanukar, Modak, Krutha, Nameer, Padhye, and Molur, 2016

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranixalidae > Genus: Indirana > Species: Indirana yadera

Indirana yadera Dahanukar, Modak, Krutha, Nameer, Padhye, and Molur, 2016, J. Threatened Taxa, 8: 9280. Holotype: BNHS 5982, by original designation. Type locality: "India: Kerala: Vathikudy, Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary (9.8740N & 77.0760E, elevation 797m)".  

English Names

Yadera Leaping Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known from south of the Palghat Gap in the Western Ghats of Kerala (Methooty in Idukki district, Neriamangalam in Ernakulam district, Pakuthipaalam (Nelliampathy) in Palakkad district, Kozhikana and Nilakkal in Pathanamthitta district, and Vazhachal in Thrissur district), although presumably to be found in adjacent border areas of Tamil Nadu. 

Comment

 Dahanukar, Modak, Krutha, Nameer, Padhye, and Molur, 2016, J. Threatened Taxa, 8: 9280, placed this in the Indirana beddomii group. See brief account by Garg and Biju, 2016, PLoS One, 11(11:e0166326): 19–20. 

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