Duttaphrynus silentvalleyensis (Pillai, 1981)

Silent Valley toad, South Indian hill toad



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bufo silentvalleyensis Pillai, 1981


Probably a synonym of Bufo parientalis (Dubois & Ohler, 1999).


Conservation Status


Last record: pre-1982

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Silent Valley, Kerala, India












Original scientific description:

Pillai, R. S. (1981). Two new species of Amphibia from Silent Valley, Kerala. Records of the Zoological Survey of India [1981]: 153-158.


Other references:

S.D. Biju, Sushil Dutta, Robert Inger. (2004). Duttaphrynus silentvalleyensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 25 January 2015.

Dubois, A. and Ohler, A. (1999). Asian and Oriental toads of the Bufo melanostictus, Bufo scaber and Bufo stejnegeri groups (Amphibia, Anura): a list of available and valid names and description of some name bearing types. Journal of South Asian Natural History [1999]: 133-180.


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