Micrixalus thampii Pillai, 1981:153

Silent Valley torrent frog, Silent Valley dancing frog, Silent Valley tropical frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Silent Valley, Palakkad district, Kerala state, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pillai. (1981). Two new species of Amphibia from Silent Valley, S. India. Bulletin of the Zoological Survey of India 3: 153-158.


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, Sushil Dutta, Robert Inger, M.S. Ravichandran. (2004). Micrixalus thampii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58387A11765091. . Downloaded on 12 October 2015.

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.

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


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