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

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

Raorchestes vellikkannan Garg, Suyesh, Das, Bee, and Biju, 2021, PeerJ, 9 (e10791): 39. Holotype: BNHS 6101, by original publication. Type locality: "Singappara (10.9794° N, 76.615° E, 856 m asl), Siruvani, Palakkad district, Kerala State, India". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:3E3E9E2A-E489-4AAD-8975-275BF0008CCB

English Names

Silver-eyed Shrub Frog (original publication). 


Endemic to the Western Ghats, north of Palghat Gap, and known only from the type locality (Singappara, Siruvani) and surrounding regions of the Silent Valley National Park in Palakkad district of Kerala State, India. 


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

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