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Fejervarya murthii Pillai, 1979

Ghats wart frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Rana murthii Pillai, 1979


Conservation Status

Last record: 1979

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Tamil Nadu, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pillai, R. S. (1979). A new species of Rana (Family Ranidae) from Western Ghats, S. India. Bulletin of the Zoological Survey of India 1979: 39-42.


Other references:

S.D. Biju, Sushil Dutta, M.S. Ravichandran. (2004). Fejervarya murthii. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 16 February 2013.


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