Minervarya pentali Garg and Biju, 2021

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

Minervarya pentali Garg and Biju, 2021, Asian Herpetol. Res., 12: 359. Holotype: BNHS 6115, by original designation. Type locality: "Nedumbassery, Cochin (10°09’42.5” N 76°23’22.4” E, 11 m asl), Ernakulam district, Kerala state, India". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:1CBAF3D4-17A1-4A1F-B1A1-8E58A17C8FF9

English Names

Pental’s Minervaryan Frog (original publication). 


Widely distributed in the southern Western Ghats, up to the elevations of 220 m elevation, nearly across the entire state of Kerala and the adjoining areas of Tamil Nadu. 


In the Minervarya syhadrensis group according to the original publication, where external morphology, advertisement call, and molecular markers were detailed. 

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