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

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

Nyctibatrachus robinmoorei Garg, Suyesh, Sukesan, and Biju, 2017, PeerJ, 5(e3007; DOI 10.7717/peerj.3007): 27. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/925, by original designation. Type locality: "Kakkachi (08°33′02.6″N, 77°23′29.6″E, 1290 m), Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu state, India". Zoobank publication registration: B27CCEEE-DA57-4CE6-B91F-7F799D3A8B9A

English Names

Robin Moorei's Night Frog (original designation). 

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


Known only from the type locality (Kakkachi, 1290 m, Tirunelveli district) located in the Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, south of Palghat Gap in the Western Ghats, state of Tamil Nadu, India. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India

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