Limnonectes mawlyndipi
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae
Species Description: Chanda, S. K. 1990. Rana mawlyndipi, a new frog (Ranidae) from Khasi hills, Meghalaya, India. Journal of the Bengal Natural History Society. New Series 9: 44–48.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: India


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality in the Khasi Hills in Meghalaya State, India, at 1,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

There is no available information on its habitat requirements, though it is likely to live in montane forest and presumably breeds by larval development in water.


There is no available information on population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

It is protected by national legislation. Further research is required to resolve its taxonomy.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This taxon is known only from the type specimen, the generic allocation of which is doubtful.


Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Sabitry Bordoloi, Saibal Sengupta 2004. Limnonectes mawlyndipi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58355A11771436. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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