Euphlyctis ghoshi (Chanda, 1991)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Euphlyctis > Species: Euphlyctis ghoshi

Rana ghoshi Chanda, 1991 "1990", Hamadryad, 15: 16-17. Holotype: ZSIC A8472 (formerly ZSI-KZ 318) according to Chanda, Das, and Dubois, 2001 "2000", Hamadryad, 25: 110 Type locality: "Khugairk Reserve Forest, Manipur, India (alt. ca. 925 m)".

Occidozyga ghoshiDutta, 1992, Hamadryad, 17: 1-13.

Euphlyctis ghoshiDutta, 1997, Amph. India Sri Lanka: 116; Chanda, Das, and Dubois, 2001 "2000", Hamadryad, 25: 110

English Names

Manipur Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 107).

Ghosh's Frog (Das and Dutta, 1998, Hamadryad, 23: 64; Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 13; Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 28).


Known only from the type locality (Khugairk Reserve Forest, Manipur, India).


Related to Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis, Limnonectes corrugatus, and Nanorana sternosignata (all as Rana) according to the original publication. Not addressed by Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 305-352. Chanda, 2002, Handb. Indian Amph.: 113, provided a brief account (as Rana ghoshi). Das and Dutta, 2007, Hamadryad, 31: 154–181, noted no larval descriptions in the literature. Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 28, provided a brief characterization and illustration. In the Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis group of Dinesh, Channakeshavamurthy, Deepak, Ghosh, and Deuti, 2021, Zootaxa, 4990: 329–353, who noted that the species is known only from a single specimens collected in 1975 and whose status requires confirmation.

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