Nyctibatrachus sanctipalustris Rao, 1920

Coorg night frog, Sacred swamp wrinkled frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Endangered





Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Rao, C. R. N. (1920). Some south Indian batrachians. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society [1920]: 119-127.


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 sanctipalustris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58403A11773851. 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.

Chanda, S.K. and Das, I. 1997. The systematic status of Nyctibatrachus sanctipalustris modestus Rao, 1920 (Anura: Ranidae). Hamadryad: 48-49.

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


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