Duttaphrynus brevirostris

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Duttaphrynus brevirostris
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Duttaphrynus
Species: D. brevirostris
Binomial name
Duttaphrynus brevirostris
(Rao, 1937)

Bufo brevirostris Rao, 1937

Duttaphrynus brevirostris (common names: Kempholey toad, short-nosed toad, Rao's pale brown toad) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to the Western Ghats of India and only known from its type locality, Kempholey in Hassan district, Karnataka. The elevation is believed to have been about 200–300 m (660–980 ft) asl.[1][2] It is known only from the now lost holotype, and nothing is known about its habitat or ecology.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Biju, S.D.; Dutta, S.; Vasudevan, K.; Vijayakumar, S.P.; Srinivasulu, C. & Bhuddhe, G.D. (2004). "Duttaphrynus brevirostris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 13 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Duttaphrynus brevirostris (Rao, 1937)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 13 September 2015.