Raorchestes ochlandrae (Gururaja, Dinesh, Palot, Radhakrishnan, and Ramachandra, 2007)

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

Philautus ochlandrae Gururaja, Dinesh, Palot, Radhakrishnan, and Ramachandra, 2007, Zootaxa, 1621: 2. Holotype: ZSI-WGFRS V/A 632, by original designation. Type locality: "Kakkayam Reserve Forest, Calicut District, Kerala State, . . . (11°33′16″ N, 75°55′12″ E, altitude 745 m above mean sea level)".

Pseudophilautus ochlandraeLi, Che, Murphy, Zhao, Zhao, Rao, and Zhang, 2009, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 53: 519. Provisional arrangement.

Raorchestes ochlandraeBiju, Shouche, Dubois, Dutta, and Bossuyt, 2010, Curr. Sci., Bangalore, 98: 1120, by implication.

English Names

Ochlandrae Reed Frog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 107).


Currently known only from the Kakkayam Reserve Forest, Calicut District, Kerala, India, in the southern Western Ghats.


Most similar to Philautus griet according to the original publication. Biju and Bossuyt, 2009, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 155: 374-444 [428-429], provided an account, distribution map, and discussed relationships. A brief characterization, photograph, and dot map provided by Subramanian, Dinesh, and Radhakrishnan, 2013, Atlas of Endemic Amph. W. Ghats: 150. Sivaprasad, 2013, Common Amph. Kerala: 200–201, provided a brief account, photograph, and dot map for Kerala, India. 

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