Raorchestes sahai (Sarkar and Ray, 2006)

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

Philautus sahai Sarkar and Ray, 2006, In Alfred (ed.), Fauna of Arunachal Pradesh, Part 1: 303. Holotype: ZSIC A8500, by original designation. Type locality: "north bank of Noa Dihing River, c. 10 km. north of Gandhigram, . . . . Changlang district, Arunachal Pradesh, India".

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

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

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality (10 km north of Gandhigram, Changlang district, Arunachal Pradesh, India).


Similar to Philautus annandalii according to the original publication. Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 99-100, provided a brief characterization and a photograph.

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