Microhyla eos Biju, Garg, Kamei, and Maheswaran, 2019

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Microhyla > Species: Microhyla eos

Microhyla eos Biju, Garg, Kamei, and Maheswaran, 2019, Zootaxa, 4674: 105. Holotype: ZSIC 14310, by original designation;  this corrected to ZSI A 14397 by Biju, Garg, Kamei, and Maheswaran, 2021, Zootaxa, 5082: 600. Type locality: "Rani Jheel (27°32’20.5” N, 96°29’17.6” E, 860 m asl), Namdapha National Park, Changlang district, Arunachal Pradesh state, India". Zoobank publication registration: C655E5D3-4540-461A-937D-EEAAEF112926

English Names

Arunachal Chorus Frog (original publication; Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 7).


Known only from the type locality in swampy forest floor at Rani Jheel in Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India


The sister taxon of the Microhyla zeylanica group (Microhyla darreli, Microhyla karunaratnei, Microhyla laterite, Microhyla sholigari, and Microhyla zeylanica) according to the original publication. Biju, Garg, Kamei, and Maheswaran, 2021, Zootaxa, 5082: 600, made several minor corrections to the original paper.  Gupta, Dutta, Roy, and Ahmed, 2024, Herpetol. Notes, 17: 43–48, reported on the advertisement call. 

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