Indirana chiravasi Padhye, Modak, and Dahanukar, 2014

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranixalidae > Genus: Indirana > Species: Indirana chiravasi

Indirana chiravasi Padhye, Modak, and Dahanukar, 2014, J. Threatened Taxa, 6: 6295. Holotype: BNHS 5888, male, by original designation. Type locality: "Amboli, Sindhudurg District, Maharashtra, India". ZooBank: 

English Names

Amboli Leaping Frog (original publication). 


Western Ghats north of the Goa Gap in southwestern to west-central Maharashtra, India. 


Modak, Dahanukar, Ogale, and Padhye, 2016, Curr. Sci., Bangalore, 110: 2220–2223, reported on advertisement calls. Dahanukar, Modak, Krutha, Nameer, Padhye, and Molur, 2016, J. Threatened Taxa, 8: 9269–9272, provided a detailed account and placed this in the Indirana beddomii group.  See brief account by Garg and Biju, 2016, PLoS One, 11(11:e0166326): 20. 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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