New species of Cascade frog found in Adi Hills of Arunachal Pradesh

The newly discovered frog has been named Adi Cascade Frog (Amolops adicola) after the Adi hills, which are home to Adi tribes.


A new species of Cascade frog has been dicovered from the Adi hills of Arunachal Pradesh. A team of biologists, which found the new species of frog, named it Adi Cascade Frog (Amolops adicola) after the Adi hills, which are home to Adi tribes.

"In yet another discovery, a team of biologists has found a new species of frog from the Adi hills Arunachal Pradesh. The new species of Cascade Frog has been named Adi Cascade Frog (Amolops adicola) after the Adi hills, which are home to Adi tribes," the Arunachal government posted on Twitter.

The team of biologists are from the Delhi University, Wildlife Institute of India and North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in the United States.

 

 

First Published:Aug. 20, 2021, 2:18 p.m.

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