Holotype: VR/ERS/ZSI/610, adult ♂, collected by a villager, preserved in concentrated formalin and subsequently given to Jayaditya Purkayastha, on 7 August 2010.
Type locality: “Basar (27.980559°N, 94.688496°E), West Siang District, State of Arunachal Pradesh, India, at ca. 600 metres a.s.l.”.
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