New Species of Frog Is Lone Member of Ancient Lineage (image) Florida Museum of Natural History Share Print E-Mail Caption Astrobatrachus kurichiyana, also known as the starry dwarf frog, has only been found on a single hill range in India's Western Ghats. It is the sole species in a new subfamily, Astrobatrachinae, with no close relatives for tens of millions of years. Credit Photo by Seenapuram Palaniswamy Vijayakumar Usage Restrictions Please credit Seenapuram Palaniswamy Vijayakumar Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.