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Amphibia > Anura > Bufonidae > Ghatophryne

Ghatophryne rubigina (Pillai & Pattabiraman, 1981) – Red Stream Toad

Taxonomic Notes:

This is also known as the Kerala Stream Toad.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is rare. It inhabits inland wetlands and tropical evergreen forests of southern Western Ghats of India (mainly Silent Valley and Wayanad in Kerala), at the heights ranging 1,000m - 1,200m asl.

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).

According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is stable. Currently, the population size is unknown. The threat to this species is little known.

References:

S.D. Biju, Sushil Dutta, M.S. Ravichandran. 2004. Ghatophryne rubigina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54481A11139184. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54481A11139184.en. Accessed on 07 November 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R. 2021. Ghatophryne rubigina (Pillai & Pattabiraman, 1981) – Red Stream Toad. Gosavi, N., A. Bayani, A. Khandekar, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Amphibians of India, v. 1.05. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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