- Holotype: BNHS 6092, adult ♂, collected by by S.D. Biju and R. Suyesh in June 2018.
- Type locality: “Kakkayam (11.5542° N, 75.9196° E, 750 m asl), Kozhikode 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.