Indirana salelkari Modak, Dahanukar, Gosavi, and Padhye, 2015

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

Indirana salelkari Modak, Dahanukar, Gosavi, and Padhye, 2015, J. Threatened Taxa, 7: 7495. Holotype: BNHS 5931, by original designation. Type locality: "Tanshikar Spice Farm in Neturlim (15.095° N & 74.211° E; elevation 78m), Sanguem Taluk, South Goa District, Goa, India". zoobank: urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:56DD8B89-0C01-498F-92C6-177BA55A5205.

English Names

Netravali Leaping Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka, India, north of Palghat gap. 

Comment

The sister taxon of Indirana chiravasi according to the original publication.  Dahanukar, Modak, Krutha, Nameer, Padhye, and Molur, 2016, J. Threatened Taxa, 8: 9276–9278, 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): 24–25. 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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