Micrixalus kottigeharensis (Rao, 1937)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1937

Rediscovered in 2001

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Rao, C. R. N. (1937). On some new forms of Batrachia from S. India. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences. Section B 6: 387-427.

Other references:

Biju, S.D. 2001. A synopsis to the frog fauna of the Western Ghats, India. Occasional Publication 1. ISCB: 1-24.

S.D. Biju, Robert Inger, Gopalakrishna Bhatta, Raju Vyas, M.S. Ravichandran. 2004. Micrixalus kottigeharensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58380A11763536. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

Bossuyt, F. and Dubois, A. 2001. A review of the frog genus Philautus Gistel, 1848 (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae, Rhacophorinae). Zeylanica: 1-112.

Bossuyt, F. and Milinkovitch, M.C. 2001. Amphibians as indicators of Early Tertiary "Out-of-India" dispersal of vertebrates. Science: 93-95.

Dutta, S.K. 1997. Amphibians of India and Sri Lanka. Odyssey Publishing House, Bhubaneswar.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]


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