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Amphibia > Anura > Bufonidae > Xanthophryne

Xanthophryne tigerina Biju, Bocxlaer, Giri, Loader & Bossuyt, 2009 – Amboli Toad

Taxonomic Notes:

This is also known as the Konkan Tiger Toad.

This species is listed as Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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Status, Habitat and Habits:

This endemic species is extremely rare. It inhabits mainly inland wetlands and forests of Amboli in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Critically Endangered 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 declining. Currently, its population size is unknown. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to large scale agriculture, tourism, and other human encroachments like logging (IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2011).

References:

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2011. Xanthophryne tigerina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T189700A8763964. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T189700A8763964.en. Accessed on 03 November 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R.. 2021. Xanthophryne tigerina Biju, Bocxlaer, Giri, Loader & Bossuyt, 2009 – Amboli Toad. Gosavi, N., A. Bayani, A. Khandekar, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Amphibians of India, v. 1.05. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.indianamphibians.org/sp/114/Xanthophryne-tigerina
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