- Holotype: BNHS 6088, adult ♂, collected by by S.D. Biju and Sonali Garg on 17 August 2014.
- Type locality: “Kadalar (10.1311° N, 77.0005° E, 1,430 m asl), Munnar, Idukki district, Kerala State, India”.
- Garg, S., Suyesh, R., Das, S., Bee, M.A. & Biju, S.D. 2021. An integrative approach to infer systematic relationships and define species groups in the shrub frog genus Raorchestes, with description of five new species from the Western Ghats, India. PeerJ 9: e10791. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.10791 Reference page.