Fejervarya jhilmilensis Bahuguna, 2018

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Fejervarya > Species: Fejervarya jhilmilensis

Fejervarya jhilmilensis Bahuguna, 2018, Biosystematica, 10: 13. Holotype: NRC/ZSI/845, by original designation. Type locality: "INDIA: Haridwar, Uttarakhand, Conservation area: Jhilmil Jheel (Compartment 7b) 29°48’45.1″ N, 078°11’16.4″ E, 255 m". Zoobank publication registration: D158B7C6-A9CA-4CAB-9EFA-3CF6BB0AD4A0

English Names

Jhilmil Terrestrial Frog (original publication). 

Jhilmil Rice Frog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 3). 


Known only from the type locality (Compartment 7b, 29°48′45.1″ N, 078°11′16.4″ E, alt 255.0 m of the conservation area Jhilmil Jheel, District Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India). Garg and Biju, 2021, Asian Herpetol. Res., 12: 359, genetically confirmed the placement of this species in Fejervarya, and not in Minervarya as suggested on 29 Nov 2018 in this catalog (DRF). 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India

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