Type Locality : Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary
Etymology : Named after the Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary, Thrissur District, Kerala
The Oriental genus Neoheterophrictus is endemic to the Western Ghats of India and herein a new species collected from Chimmini wildlife sanctuary, Neoheterophrictus chimminiensis sp. nov., is described. This raises the number of Neoheterophrictus spp. from India to eight.
Indian Journal of Entomology, 81(4): 667-669 (2019)