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

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

Raorchestes flaviocularis Vijayakumar, Dinesh, Prabhu, and Shanker, 2014, Zootaxa, 3893: 472. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/875, by original designation. Type locality: "a disturbed forest fragment site (9.6064 N, 77.3033 E) located in a tea garden mosaic, Megamalai Massif (...), [Tamil Nadu] Peninsular India". 

English Names

Megamalai Bush Frog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 13).


High elevations (1459–1569 m) of the Upper Manalar Plateau, Megamalai Massif, Tamil Nadu, India, in the southern Western Ghats; a closely related unnamed species or an isolated population in the adjacent Anamalai Massif. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India

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