© 2010 Dr. Gururaja K.V. Acharya (1 of 2)
Distribution and Habitat
This large and robust species of Nyctibatrachus was recorded from a torrential stream ‘Kadambi Hole’, flowing through the Kudremukh National Park (altitude: 850–1110 m msl). These frogs inhabit caves beneath the boulders in the riffle zone of water.
Krishnamurthy, S. V., Manjunatha Reddy, A. H., and Gururaja, K. V. (2001). ''A new species of frog in the genus Nyctibatrachus (Anura: Ranidae) from Western Ghats, India.'' Current Science, 80(7), 887-891.
Written by S. V. Krishnamurthy (svkrishnamurthy AT yahoo.co.in), Dept. of Environmental Science, Kuvempu University, Jnana Sahyadri, Shankaraghatta 577 451, Shivamogga dist. Karnataka, INDIA
First submitted 2001-06-10
Edited by Arie van der Meijden and M. J. Mahoney (2006-11-13)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2006 Nyctibatrachus karnatakaensis: wrinkled frog <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/5834> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 27, 2017.
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