Minervarya krishnan (Raj, Dinesh, Das, Dutta, Kar, and Mohapatra, 2018)

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

Fejervarya krishnan Raj, Dinesh, Das, Dutta, Kar, and Mohapatra, 2018, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, 118: 11. Holotype: ZSI/WRC/A/2023, by original designation. Type locality: "Shimoga district, Karnataka, (N14.219698°; E 74.809669°), Alt. 508m ASL", India. 

Minervarya krishnan — Here (11 June 2018). Provisional assignment based on the assignment in the original publication to the Minervarya clade of the very recent Sanchez, Biju, Islam, Hasan, Ohler, Vences, and Kurabayashi, 2018, Salamandra, 54: 109–116. 

English Names

Jog Krishnan Cricket Frog (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality (Jog fall, Shimoga district, Karnataka) in the Western Ghats of India, although expected to be more widely distributed. 


The sister taxon of Minervarya gomantaki (as Fejervarya) according to the original publication. 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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