Globally endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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    • Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis
  • English
    • Purple Frog
    • Pignose Frog

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What

Purple Frog Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis

Observer

hari2

Date

June 6, 2009 10:42 AM IST

Place

Karianshola, Top Slip, Tamil Nadu, India (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis is a frog species belonging to the family Sooglossidae. It can be found in the Western Ghats in India. Names in English that have been used for this species are purple frog, Indian purple frog or pignose frog. Although the adult frog was formally described in October 2003, the taxon was recognized much earlier by its tadpole, which had been described in 1918. With its closest relatives in the Seychelles, Nasikabatrachus is thought to...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.