Minervarya neilcoxi (Garg and Biju, 2017)

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

Fejervarya neilcoxi Garg and Biju, 2017, Zootaxa, 4277: 482. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/951, by original designation. Type locality: "Parambikulam (10°24’36.5” N 76°46’04.6” E, 650 m asl), Palakkad district, Kerala state, India". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:E3B863F6-7443-495C-A698-8543FF6C4197 

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

English Names

Neil Cox’s Burrowing Frog (original publication). 


Known only from its type locality Parambikulam, south of Palghat gap in the Western Ghats state of Kerala, southern 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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