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

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

Hylarana magna Biju, Garg, Mahony, Wijayathilaka, Senevirathne, and Meegaskumbura, 2014, Contr. Zool., Amsterdam, 83: 309. Holotype: BNHS 5857, by original designation. Type locality: "Pandimotta, Shendurney WLS, Thiruvananthapuram dist., Kerala state, India". 

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

Hylarana magna — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 501, by implication.

English Names

Large Golden-backed Frog (original publication). 


Known only from four localities in the Agasthyamala hills (Pandimotta, Athirimala, Attyar, Pandipath) in the southern Western Ghats of Kerala state, and adjoining regions (Kakkachi) of Tamil Nadu state, between 600 and 1425 m elevation. 


In the Hylarana flavescens group according to the original publication. 

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