Nyctibatrachus radcliffei Garg, Suyesh, Sukesan, and Biju, 2017

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Nyctibatrachidae > Subfamily: Nyctibatrachinae > Genus: Nyctibatrachus > Species: Nyctibatrachus radcliffei

Nyctibatrachus radcliffei Garg, Suyesh, Sukesan, and Biju, 2017, PeerJ, 5(e3007; DOI 10.7717/peerj.3007): 22. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/920, by original designation. Type locality: "Thiashola estate (11°13′48.2″N 76° 37′02.1″E, 1920 m), Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu state, India". Zoobank publication registration: B27CCEEE-DA57-4CE6-B91F-7F799D3A8B9A

English Names

Radcliffe's Night Frog (original designation). 

Thiashola Wrinkled Frog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 9).


Known only from its type locality (Thiashola estate, Nilgiris district), which is located in the Nilgiris, north of Palghat Gap in the southern Western Ghats, state of Tamil Nadu, India. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India

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