Malabar black narrow-mouthed frog (Melanobatrachus indicus)

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Malabar black narrow-mouthed frog fact file

Malabar black narrow-mouthed frog description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyMicrohylidae
GenusMelanobatrachus (1)

ARKive is working with IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, to source images of the world's threatened amphibian species. Together with Conservation International and NatureServe, IUCN has led a comprehensive assessment of the conservation status for the world's known species of frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and caecilians. To date, the project has involved the input of more than 600 herpetologists from around the world.

IUCN Red List category, and details of range, ecology, threats and conservation information for every known amphibian species, can be found on the IUCN Red List website.

View information on this species at the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Also known as
black microhylid, Kerala hills frog.
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Malabar black narrow-mouthed frog status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List 2006 (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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View information on this species at the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre.
For more information on the assessment of the conservation status of the world's amphibians, please see the amphibian portal on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species at www.iucnredlist.org/amphibians
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2006)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Malabar black narrow-mouthed frog on leaf  
Malabar black narrow-mouthed frog on leaf

© S.U. Saravanakumar

S.U. Saravanakumar
3 South Boag Road
T. Nagar
Chennai 600 017
Tamil Nadu
India
Tel: +91 (44) 24315934
sara@ecotone.co.in

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