A New Frog Species from the Central Western Ghats of India,and Its Phylogenetic Position

Kotambylu Vasudeva Gururaja(1), Nilavara Anantharama Aravind(2), Sameer Ali(1),T.V. Ramachandra(1), Thirumalaisamy Palanichamy Velavan(3),Vaithilingam Krishnakumar(3) and Ramesh Kumar Aggarwal(3*)
1 Energy and Wetlands Research Group, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Instituteof Science, Bangalore 560012, India
2 Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment, 659, 5th A Main Road,Hebbal,
Bangalore 560024, India
3 Molecular Markers Lab, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, UppalRoad,
Tarnaka, Hyderabad 500007, India

Fig. 2. Characteristic features of P. neelanethrus sp.nov. (a) Male while calling (SVL 29.8 mm, collected from the Nandiholé locality); (b)amplected pair (specimens not collected); (c) ventral view of forelimb; (d) ventral view of hindlimb; (e) dorsolateral view of an adult male.

ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE 24: 525–534 (2007)
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