Raorchestes sanjappai Garg, Suyesh, Das, Bee, and Biju, 2021

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

Raorchestes sanjappai Garg, Suyesh, Das, Bee, and Biju, 2021, PeerJ, 9 (e10791): 36. Holotype: BNHS 6099, by original publication. Type locality: "Periya (11.8342° N, 75.8574° E, 750 m asl), Wayanad district, Kerala State, India". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:924C6AC3-6407-4CB5-B00C-0619C6645D97

English Names

Sanjappa’s Shrub Frog (original publication). 


Endemic to the Western Ghats and currently known only from an elevation of about 750 m  at its type locality (Periya) that lies north of Palghat gap in the Wayanad district of Kerala State, India. 


In the Raorchestes chromasynchysi group and the sister taxon of Raorchestes vellikkannan according to the original publication, where the external morphology, vocalization, range, and habitat were discussed. 

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