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



Silent Valley, Kerala, India


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: ZSI-SRS VA/775






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. ( Downloaded on 16 February 2013.


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