Micrixalus narainensis Rao, 1937

Narain's torrent frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Philautus narainensis Rao, 1937


M. narainensis is considered a junior synonym of M. kottigeharensis by (Biju et al. 2014:49).


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1937

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Karnataka, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Rao, C. R. N. (1937). On some new forms of Batrachia from south India. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Science 1937: 387-427.


Other references:

S.D. Biju, Sushil Dutta, Robert Inger. (2004). Micrixalus narainensis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 16 February 2013.

Biju, S. D. et al. (2014). DNA barcoding reveals unprecedented diversity in Dancing Frogs of India (Micrixalidae, Micrixalus): a taxonomic revision with description of 14 new species. Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio. Sci.) 43(1): 1-87.

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


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