Amolops adicola Patel, Garg, Das, Stuart, and Biju, 2021

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Amolops > Species: Amolops adicola

Amolops adicola Patel, Garg, Das, Stuart, and Biju, 2021, J. Nat. Hist., London, 55: 1423. Holotype: BNHS 6121, by original designation. Type locality: "Adi hills adjoining the basin of Mossing River, located between Tuting and Jengging (28.776°N, 94.768°E, elevation 515 m asl), Upper Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh State, India". Zoobank publication registration: B2BEB68E-EE55-4FD8-91BB-E71A8CEAD319

English Names

Adi Cascade Frog (original publication; Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 9). 


Known only from open riverine habitats in Upper Siang and Upper Subansiri Districts, Arunachal Pradesh, India, elevation ca. 350 to 564 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India


In the Amolops monticola group according to the original publication, where that group's phylogenetics were discussed and the external morphology and call of the new species was also detailed in comparison with other members of the group. Saikia, Laskar, Sinha, Debnath, Sengupta, Das, Shabnam, Kharkongor, and Dinesh, 2022, Reptiles & Amphibians, 29: 214–224, reported the species from Siyum towards Taliha, Upper Subansiri District, Arunachal Pradesh, India (28.337°N, 94.031°E; elev. 563 m asl).   

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