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Amphibians of Kerala

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DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisTetrapoda • ClassisAmphibia Linnaeus, 1758
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This is a gallery list of amphibian species found in Kerala, India.

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Order: Anura (Frogs)Edit

Family: Bufonidae (True toads)Edit

Genus: DuttaphrynusEdit

Duttaphrynus beddomii (Beddome's toad)Edit
Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Common Asian toad)Edit
Duttaphrynus microtympanum (Southern hill toad)Edit
Duttaphrynus parietalis (Indian toad)Edit
Duttaphrynus scaber (Ferguson's toad)Edit
Duttaphrynus silentvalleyensis (Silent Valley toad)Edit

Genus: GhatophryneEdit

Ghatophryne ornata (Malabar torrent toad)Edit
Ghatophryne rubigina (Kerala stream toad)Edit

Genus: PedostibesEdit

Pedostibes tuberculosus (Malabar tree toad)Edit

Family: Dicroglossidae (Fork-tongued frogs)Edit

Genus: EuphlyctisEdit

Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis (Skittering frog)Edit
Euphlyctis hexadactylus (Green pond frog)Edit

Genus: HoplobatrachusEdit

Hoplobatrachus crassus (Jerdon's bullfrog)Edit
Hoplobatrachus tigerinus (Indian bullfrog)Edit

Genus: MinervaryaEdit

Minervarya sahyadris (Minervarya frog)Edit

Genus: SphaerothecaEdit

Sphaerotheca breviceps (Indian burrowing frog)Edit

Genus: ZakeranaEdit

Zakerana brevipalmata (short-webbed frog)Edit
Zakerana keralensis (Kerala warty frog)Edit
Zakerana nilagirica (Nilgiris wart frog)Edit
Zakerana parambikulamana (Parambikulam wart frog)Edit
Zakerana rufescens (Malabar wart frog)Edit

Family: Micrixalidae (Dancing frogs)Edit

Genus: MicrixalusEdit

Micrixalus adonisEdit
Micrixalus elegans (Elegant dancing frog)Edit
Micrixalus frigidus (Cold stream dancing frog)Edit
Micrixalus fuscus (Dusky torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus gadgili (Gadgil's torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus herrei (Kallar torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus kurichiyari (Kurichiyar torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus mallani (Mallan's torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus nelliyampathi (Nelliyampathi torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus nigraventris (Black-bellied torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus nudis (Naked torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus phyllophilus (Pink-thighed torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus sairandhri (Sairandhri torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus sali (Sali's torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus saxicola (Malabar torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus silvaticus (Forest torrent frog)Edit
Micrixalus thampii (Thampi's torrent frog)Edit

Family: Microhylidae (Narrow-mouthed frogs)Edit

Genus: MelanobatrachusEdit

Melanobatrachus indicus (Black Microhylid frog)Edit

Genus: MicrohylaEdit

Microhyla ornata (Ornate Narrow-mouthed frog)Edit
Microhyla rubra (Reddish Narrow-mouthed frog)Edit
Microhyla sholigari (Sholigari Microhylid frog)Edit

Genus: UperodonEdit

Uperodon anamalaiensis (Anamalai dot/balloon frog)Edit
Uperodon globulosus (Indian balloon frog)Edit
Uperodon montanus (Jerdon's balloon frog)Edit
Uperodon systoma (Marbled balloon frog)Edit
Uperodon taprobanica (Painted frog)Edit
Uperodon triangularis (Malabar frog)Edit
Uperodon variegata (Variegated frog)Edit

Family: Nasikabatrachidae (Purple frogs)Edit

Genus: NasikabatrachusEdit

Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis (Purple frog)Edit

Family: Nyctibatrachidae (Night frogs)Edit

Genus: NyctibatrachusEdit

Nyctibatrachus acanthodermis (Spinular night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus aliciae (Alicia's night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus anamallaiensis (Anamallai night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus beddomii (Beddome's night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus deccanensis (Deccan night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus deveni (Deven's night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus grandis (Grandi's night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus indraneili (Indraneil's night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus kempholeyensis (Kempholey night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus major (Malabar night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus minimus (Miniature night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus minor (Kerala night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus periyar (Periyar night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus pillaii (Pillai's night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus poocha (Meowing night frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus vasanthi (Kalakad wrinkled frog)Edit
Nyctibatrachus vrijeuni (VUB night frog)Edit

Family: Ranidae (True frogs)Edit

Genus: ClinotarsusEdit

Clinotarsus curtipes (Bicolored frog)Edit

Genus: HydrophylaxEdit

Hydrophylax malabaricus (Fungoid frog)Edit

Genus: IndosylviranaEdit

Indosylvirana aurantiaca (Boulenger's golden backed frog)Edit
Indosylvirana doni (Don's golden backed frog)Edit
Indosylvirana flavescens (Yellowish golden backed frog)Edit
Indosylvirana indica (Indian golden backed frog)Edit
Indosylvirana intermedius (Rao's golden backed frog)Edit
Indosylvirana magna (Large golden backed frog)Edit
Indosylvirana sreeni (Sreeni's golden backed frog)Edit
Indosylvirana urbis (Urban golden backed frog)Edit

Family: Ranixalidae (Leaping frogs)Edit

Genus: IndiranaEdit

Indirana beddomii (Beddome's leaping frog)Edit
Indirana brachytarsus (Anamallai's leaping frog)Edit
Indirana diplosticta (Spotted leaping frog)Edit
Indirana leptodactyla (Boulenger's leaping frog)Edit
Indirana phrynoderma (Toad skinned leaping frog)Edit
Indirana semipalmata (Toad skinned leaping frog)Edit

Family: Rhacophoridae (Tree frogs)Edit

Genus: BeddomixalusEdit

Beddomixalus bijui (Kadalar swamp frog)Edit

Genus: GhatixalusEdit

Ghatixalus asterops (Ghat tree frog)Edit
Ghatixalus variabilis (Green tree frog)Edit

Genus: MercuranaEdit

Mercurana myristicapalustris (Myristica swamp frog)Edit

Genus: PolypedatesEdit

Polypedates maculatus (Indian tree frog)Edit
Polypedates occidentalis (Western/Charpa tree frog)Edit
Polypedates pseudocruciger (False hour-glass tree frog)Edit

Genus: PseudophilautusEdit

Pseudophilautus kani (Kani bush frog)Edit
Pseudophilautus wynaadensis (Waynad bush frog)Edit

Genus: RaorchestesEdit

Raorchestes agasthyaensis (Agasthiamalai bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes akroparallagi (Variable bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes anili (Anil's bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes archeos (Archaic bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes aureus (Golden-eyed bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes beddomii (Beddome's bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes blandus (Pleasant bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes bobingeri (Bob Inger's bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes chalazodes (Chalazodes bubble-nest frog)Edit
Raorchestes charius (Seshachar's bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes chlorosomma (Green-eyed bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes chotta (Small bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes chromasynchysi (Confusing green bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes crustai (Bark bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes dubois (Kodaikanal bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes flaviventris (Yellow-bellied bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes glandulosus (Glandular bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes graminirupes (Ponmudi bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes griet (Griet bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes jayarami (Jayaram's bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes johnceei (Johnceei's bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes kadalarensis (Kadalar bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes kaikatti (Kaikatt's bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes kakachi (Kakachi bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes leucolatus (White patch bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes manohari (Beautiful Reed bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes marki (Mark's bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes munnarensis (Munnar bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes nerostagona (Kalpetta yellow bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes ochlandrae (Ochlandrae reed bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes ponmudi (Large Ponmudi bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes ravii (Ravi's bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes resplendens (Resplendent shrub frog)Edit
Raorchestes signatus (Star-eyed bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes sushili (Sushil's bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes theuerkaufi (Theuerkauf's bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes tinniens (Nilgiri bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes travancoricus (Travancore bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes tuberohumerus (Kudremukh bush frog)Edit
Raorchestes uthamani (Uthaman's reed bush frog)Edit

Genus: RhacophorusEdit

Rhacophorus calcadensis (Kalakad gliding frog)Edit
Rhacophorus lateralis (Small tree frog)Edit
Rhacophorus malabaricus (Malabar gliding frog)Edit
Rhacophorus pseudomalabaricus (False Malabar gliding frog)Edit

Order: Gymnophiona (Caecilians)Edit

Family: Ichthyophiidae (Asiatic tailed caecilians)Edit

Genus: IchthyophisEdit

Ichthyophis beddomei (Yellow-striped caecilian)Edit
Ichthyophis bombayensis (Bombay caecilian)Edit
Ichthyophis kodaguensis (Kodagu striped caecilian)Edit
Ichthyophis longicephalus (Long-headed caecilian)Edit
Ichthyophis tricolor (Three-colored caecilian)Edit

Genus: UraeotyphlusEdit

Uraeotyphlus interruptus (Kerala caecilian)Edit
Uraeotyphlus malabaricus (Malabar tailed caecilian)Edit
Uraeotyphlus menoni (Menon's caecilian)Edit
Uraeotyphlus narayani (Narayan's caecilian)Edit
Uraeotyphlus oommeni (Bonnacord caecilian)Edit
Uraeotyphlus oxyurus (Red caecilian)Edit

Family: Indotyphlidae (Common caecilians)Edit

Genus: GegeneophisEdit

Gegeneophis carnosus (Peria Peak caecilian)Edit
Gegeneophis primus (Malabar cardomom caecilian)Edit
Gegeneophis ramaswamii (Forest caecilian)Edit
Gegeneophis tejaswini (Tejaswini caecilian)Edit

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