The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Ghatophryne rubigina Pillai & Pattabiraman, 1981:203

Kerala stream toad

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ansonia rubigina Pillai & Pattabiraman, 1981:203

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1981 or before

Rediscovered in January 2014?

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable

 

Distribution

Silent Valley, Kerala, India

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: ZSI-SRS VA/775

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pillai, R. S. and Pattabiraman, R. (1981). A new species of torrent toad (Genus: Ansonia) from Silent Valley, South India. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Animal Sciences) 1981: 203-208.

 

Other references:

S.D. Biju, Sushil Dutta, M.S. Ravichandran. (2004). Ghatophryne rubigina. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 16 February 2013.

https://www.lostspeciesindia.org/LAI2/wanted.php

https://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?enlarge=0000+0000+0314+0896

 

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