Minervarya kadar (Garg and Biju, 2017)

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

Fejervarya kadar Garg and Biju, 2017, Zootaxa, 4277: 475. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/940, by original designation. Type locality: "Thavalakuzhipara, (10°17’01.7” N 76°41’06.4” E, 577 m asl), Vazhachal forest division, Thrissur district, Kerala state, India". Zoobank publication registration: 71A18DA8-2AFF-4998-AE87-00D713EC531D

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

English Names

Kadar Burrowing Frog (original publication). 

Kadar Cricket Frog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 4). 


Known only from its type locality Thavalakuzhipara (Vazhachal forest), south of Palghat gap in the Western Ghats state of Kerala, southern India. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India


In the Fejervarya rufescens group according to the original publication. Garg and Biju, 2021, Asian Herpetol. Res., 12: 345–370, summarized the systematics of this member of the Minervarya rufescens group and mapped its distribution.

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