Sphaerotheca bengaluru Deepak, Dinesh, Ohler, Shanker, Channakeshavamurthy, and Ashadevi, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Sphaerotheca > Species: Sphaerotheca bengaluru

Sphaerotheca bengaluru Deepak, Dinesh, Ohler, Shanker, Channakeshavamurthy, and Ashadevi, 2020, Zootaxa, 4885: 425. Holotype: ZSI/WRC/A/2284, by original designation. Type locality: "a disturbed semi-urbanized agricultural site around Budumanahalli, (N 13.1876; E 77.5253, 850 msl), Bengaluru, Karnataka", India. http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:0B2B2BE3-A921-4711-8E00-AC3D9F3422B7

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Currently known from the semi-urbanized agricultural area around Budumanahalli (village), Bengaluru, Karnata, Inida, 850 m elevation. 

Comment

In the Sphaerotheca breviceps group and the sister taxon of Sphaerotheca pashchima (now = Sphaerotheca maskeyi) according to the original publication. The sister taxon of Sphaerotheca maskeyi according to Jablonski, Masroor, and Hofmann, 2021, Diversity, 13 (216): 4. 

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