Nyctibatrachus aliciae

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Nyctibatrachus aliciae
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Nyctibatrachidae
Genus: Nyctibatrachus
Species: N. aliciae
Binomial name
Nyctibatrachus aliciae
Inger, Shaffer, Koshy & Bakde, 1984

Nyctibatrachus aliciae (Alicia's night frog or Alice's night frog) is a species of frogs in the family Nyctibatrachidae endemic to the southern Western Ghats in Ponmudi and Athirimala in Kerala, India.[2] These frogs occur in riparian habitats and in streams in tropical moist evergreen and semi-evergreen forests, tolerating some degree of habitat modification. The species, though locally common, has a small distribution are and is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Biju, S.D.; Dutta, S.; Ravichandran, M.S. & Inger, R. (2004). "Nyctibatrachus aliciae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 3 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Nyctibatrachus aliciae Inger, Shaffer, Koshy, and Bakde, 1984". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 3 December 2013.