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International Journal of Zoology and Applied Biosciences

Year : 2021 | Volume: 6 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 208-211

doi: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5541323.

Hydrophylax malabaricus a new distributional record from Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu, India

Selvaraj Selvamurugan and Santhana Bharathi, N.

Received on: 08/11/2021

Revised on: 08/20/2021

Accepted on: 08/22/2021

Published on: 08/31/2021

  • Selvaraj Selvamurugan and Santhana Bharathi, N.( 2021).

    Hydrophylax malabaricus a new distributional record from Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu, India

    . International Journal of Zoology and Applied Biosciences, 6( 4), 208-211.

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Abstract

The fungoid frog or Malabar Hills frog (Hydrophylax malabaricus) is a colourful frog found on the forest floor and lower vegetation. H. malabaricus species recorded from Nirardam, Valparai. Coimbatore district, Tamilnadu state, India. In this study reveals that the Valparaiarea is rich in amphibian diversity and support many more species. Further studies are needed on population structure, habitat use by amphibians for better understanding and also impose of several biodiversity.

Keywords

Hydrophylax malabaricus, Valparai, Frog, Malabar Hills.