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.


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