Euphlyctis mudigere Joshy, Alam, Kurabayashi, Sumida, and Kuramoto, 2009

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

Euphlyctis mudigere Joshy, Alam, Kurabayashi, Sumida, and Kuramoto, 2009, Alytes, 26: 105. Holotype: BNHS 5127, by original designation. Type locality: "Mudigere", Chikmagalur District, Karnataka, India.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Mudigere, Chikmagalur District, Karnataka, India); possibly South India and Sri Lanka (see comment). 


Apparently the sister taxon of Euphlyctis hexadactylus according to the original publication. Subramanian, Dinesh, and Radhakrishnan, 2013, Atlas of Endemic Amph. W. Ghats: 43, provided a very brief characterization, photograph, and dot map. Khajeh, Mohammadi, Ghorbani, Meshkani, Rastegar-Pouyani, and Torkamanzehi, 2014, Acta Herpetol., Firenze, 9: 159–166, suggested that South India and Sri Lankan populations of nominal Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis actually refer to this nominal species. 

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