Ghatixalus magnus • A Novel Third Species of the Western Ghats Endemic Genus Ghatixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae), with Description of its Tadpole

The Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot is a recognized center of rhacophorid diversity as demonstrated by several recent studies. The endemic genus Ghatixalus is represented by two species from two separate high-elevation regions within the Ghats. Here, we describe a third species that can be distinguished by morphological and larval characters, as well as by its phylogenetic placement. Leer más.