Nyctibatrachus kempholeyensis (Rao, 1937)

Kempholey night frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nannobatrachus kempholeyensis Rao, 1937


Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 2011

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient





Anatomy & Morphology



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:

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. (2004). Nyctibatrachus kempholeyensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58400A11773132. Accessed on 27 November 2022.

Biju, S. D. et al. (2011). A taxonomic review of the Night Frog genus Nyctibatrachus Boulenger, 1882 in the Western Ghats, India (Anura: Nyctibatrachidae) with description of twelve new species. Zootaxa 3029(1): 1-96.

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


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