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Philautus shillongensis, a new frog (ranidae) from Meghalaya, India

  • R. S. Pillai
  • S. K. Chanda
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Abstract

A new species of frog,Philautus shillongensis is described from Meghalaya and is compared with allied species includingP. cherrapunjiae, (Roonwal and Kripalani, 1961), the adults of which are unknown.

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Dorsal View Ventral View Adult Frog Zoological Survey Disk Round 
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References

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. S. Pillai
    • 1
  • S. K. Chanda
    • 1
  1. 1.Risa ColonyZoological Survey of IndiaShillong-3

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