Chiromantis dudhwaensis (Ray, 1992)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Chiromantis > Species: Chiromantis dudhwaensis

Chirixalus dudhwaensis Ray, 1992, Indian J. Forestry, 15: 260. Holotype: ZSI-NRS A-16, according to Chanda, Das, and Dubois, 2001 "2000", Hamadryad, 25: 111. Type locality: "near Dudhwa Forest Rest House, Dudhwa National Park (28° 21′- 28° 42′ N, 80° 56′ E), District Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh", India.

Chiromantis dudhwaensisFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 367.

English Names

Dudhwa Tree Frog (Das and Dutta, 1998, Hamadryad, 23: 66; Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 89).

Distribution

Reported from the vicinity of the type locality, Dudhwa National Park and Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh, India, both on the Nepal border where this species is likely to occur.

Comment

Chanda, 2002, Handb. Indian Amph.: 200, provided a brief account. Das, Basu, Converse, and Choudhury, 2012, J. Threatened Taxa, 4: 2556, provided a record and photograph for the Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, Bahraich District, Uttar Pradesh, India. 

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