Four new species of leaping frogs, one named for Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Main report: Leaping frogs Anura Ranixalidae of the Western Ghats of India. An integrated taxonomic review.
(Journal of Threatened Taxa)
Other Reporting: Zoobank
Scientific Paper: Journal of Threatened Taxa   
New Taxa: Indirana duboisi, Indirana tysoni, Indirana sarojamma, Indirana yadera
Common Name: Dubois’s Leaping Frog, Tyson’s Leaping Frog, Sarojamma’s Leaping Frog, Yadera Leaping Frog
Species named for: Yamini, Deepa and Ravisankaran, S. Saroja, Alain Dubois, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Director Hayden Planetarium in New York
Categories: Amphibians | Celebrity Taxa | New Species
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Four new species and further review of the leaping frogs of India published.

Indirana tysoni. Photo Neelesh Dahanukar. Dahanukar et al J Threatened Taxa 2016

Indirana tysoni. Photo Neelesh Dahanukar. Dahanukar et al J Threatened Taxa 2016

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