Minervarya gomantaki (Dinesh, Vijayakumar, Channakeshavamurthy, Torsekar, Kulkarni, and Shanker, 2015)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Minervarya > Species: Minervarya gomantaki

Fejervarya gomantaki Dinesh, Vijayakumar, Channakeshavamurthy, Torsekar, Kulkarni, and Shanker, 2015, Zootaxa, 3999: 83. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/865, by original designation. Type locality: "Chigule village (N 15.741; E 74.211, 780m amsl), Belgaum, Karnataka", India. 

Minervarya gomantaki — Sanchez, Biju, Islam, Hasan, Ohler, Vences, and Kurabayashi, 2018, Salamandra, 54: 115. 

English Names

Goan Fejervarya (original publication). 


Virdi (Maharashtra), Chigule (Karnataka), Chorla Ghat, Bondla, Surla, Keri, Honda and Vagheri (Goa) in the Western Ghats, at low and moderate (80 to 780 m) elevations in the northern Western Ghats, India. 


The sister taxon of Fejervarya sahyadris by original designation. Sreekumar and Dinesh, 2020, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, 120: 33–40, discussed the range in Maharashtra, India, in terms of agro-climatic zones. Garg and Biju, 2021, Asian Herpetol. Res., 12: 345–370, summarized the systematics (morphology and molecular markers) of this member of the Minervarya sahyadris group and mapped its distribution.  

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