Raorchestes echinatus Vijayakumar, Dinesh, Prabhu, and Shanker, 2014

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Raorchestes > Species: Raorchestes echinatus

Raorchestes echinatus Vijayakumar, Dinesh, Prabhu, and Shanker, 2014, Zootaxa, 3893: 468. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/871, by original designation. Type locality: "a grassland site (13.4228 N, 75.7695 E), Baba Budan Massif (...), Western Ghats, [Karnataka,] Peninsular India".  

English Names

None noted. 


Higher elevations (1464 to 1864 m) in the Baba Budan Massif in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India; possibly to be found in the adjoining Kudremukh and Pushpagiri massifs. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India


Not assigned to species group by Garg, Suyesh, Das, Bee, and Biju, 2021, PeerJ, 9 (e10791): 1–78. 

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