Indosylvirana caesari (Biju, Garg, Mahony, Wijayathilaka, Senevirathne, and Meegaskumbura, 2014)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Indosylvirana > Species: Indosylvirana caesari

Hylarana caesari Biju, Garg, Mahony, Wijayathilaka, Senevirathne, and Meegaskumbura, 2014, Contr. Zool., Amsterdam, 83: 299. Holotype: BNHS 5842, by original designation. Type locality: "Humbarli, Koyna, Satara dist., Maharashtra state, India". 

Indosylvirana caesari — Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 190. 

English Names

Maharashtra Golden-backed Frog (original publication). 


High-gradient, rocky streams of the northern Western Ghats within the districts of Satara and Sinhudurg, Maharashtra, India. 


In the Hylarana flavescens group according to the original publication. Sreekumar and Dinesh, 2020, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, 120: 33–40, discussed the range in Maharashtra, India, in terms of agro-climatic zones.  

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