Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis

Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Nasikabatrachidae
Genus: Nasikabatrachus
Species: Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis

NameEdit

Holotype: BNHM 4202, adult ♀.

Type locality: “Disturbed secondary forest near a cardamom plantation at Kattappana (09° 45´ N, 77° 05´ E), altitude approximately 900 m), Idukki district, Kerala, Western Ghats, India”.

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Priamry referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Raj, P. et al. 2012: Larval morphology and ontogeny of Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis Biju & Bossuyt, 2003 (Anura, Nasikabatrachidae) from Western Ghats, India. Zootaxa 3510: 65–76. Preview Reference page
  • Zachariah, A. et al. 2012: A detailed account of the reproductive strategy and developmental stages of Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis (Anura: Nasikabatrachidae), the only extant member of an archaic frog lineage. Zootaxa 3510: 53–64. Preview Reference page

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Purple Ghats Frog
italiano: Rana viola