Lankanectes Dubois and Ohler, 2001

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Nyctibatrachidae > Subfamily: Lankanectinae > Genus: Lankanectes
2 species

Lankanectes Dubois and Ohler, 2001, Alytes, 19: 85. Type genus: Rana corrugata Peters, 1863, by original designation.

English Names

Sri Lanka Wart Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 99).


Submontane western, central, and southern Sri Lanka.


See comment under Lankanectes corrugatus. Wiens, Sukumaran, Pyron, and Brown, 2009, Evolution, 63: 1217–1231, placed this taxon phylogenetically as the sister taxon of Nyctibatrachus. Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543–583, confirmed this result.

Contained taxa (2 sp.):

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