Amolops terraorchis Saikia, Sinha, Laskar, Shabnam, and Dinesh, 2022

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

Amolops terraorchis Saikia, Sinha, Laskar, Shabnam, and Dinesh, 2022, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, 122: 322. Holotype: V/A/NERC/1702, by original designaiton. Type locality: "Sessa River (27.1045 N, 92.5268 E, 1429 m;. . . ), Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, Sessa, West Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh, India." Zoobank publication registation: 3255213E-0B43-43F1-AEE2-8849ED70A07D

English Names

Sessa Cascade Frog (original publication). 


Currently known from the Sessa Orchid Sanctuary and Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary in West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh, India. In area claimed by China. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Likely/Controversially Present: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: India


In the Amolops marmoratus species group according to the original publication, where molecular markers, comparative morphology, and natural history were detailed, 

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