Alcalus fontinalis Boruah, Narayanan, Gerard, Das, and Deepak, 2023

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ceratobatrachidae > Subfamily: Alcalinae > Genus: Alcalus > Species: Alcalus fontinalis

Alcalus fontinalis Boruah, Narayanan, Gerard, Das, and Deepak, 2023, Syst. Biodiversity, 21(1: 2249891): 3. Holotype: WII-ADA1334, by original designation. Type locality: "Motijheel trail (27°29′36.63″N, 96°20′001.20″E, elevation 395m asl) approximately one kilometre southeast of Gibbons land, Namdapha Tiger Reserve, Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh", India. 

English Names

Brook Dwarf Mountain Frog (original publication). 

Indian Dwarf Mountain Frog (original publication). 


Between 395 and 900 m elevation from Kamala Valley Beat, Gibbons Land to Motijheel trail and within Namdapha Tiger Reserve, and 17 km northwest from Gandhigram, Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India


Comparative morphology, osteology, and molecular markers detailed in the original publication. 

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