Atlas of Endemic Amphibians of Western Ghats

By: K.A. Subramanian, K.P. Dinesh and C. Radhakrishnan

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Contents: 1. Preface. 2. Introduction. 3. Amphibians of Western ghats. 4. Conservation status. 5. Methods. 6. Results and discussions. 7. Checklist of amphibians of western ghats. 8. Species description. 9. IUCN criteria. 10. Species descriptions. Family: 1. Bufonidae. 2. Dicroglossidae. 3. Micrixalidae. 4. Microhylidae. 5. Nasikabatrachidae. 6. Nyctibatrachidae. 7. Ranidae. 8. Ranixalidae. 9. Rhacophoridae. 10. Indotyphliidae. 11. Ichthyophiidae. 12. Study localities of endemic amphibians. 13. Bioclimatic distribution of endemic amphibians. 14. References. From the preface: Western Ghats of the India is one of the global hotspots for amphibian diversity. Out of 181 species recorded from this region, 159 are endemic. This high level of endemism is attributed to its unique geography, bioclimatic conditions and past biogeographic events. The continued discovery of new species from this hotspot highlights the global importance of the Western Ghats in amphibian diversity and conservation. The current volume provides an overview of distribution of 159 endemic amphibians of the Western Ghats. Each species is briefly described with photograph, colour distribution map and current IUCN status. The aim of the volume is to provide an overview of amphibian diversity of the Western Ghats and highlight information gaps in distribution. Printed Pages: 220.

Title: Atlas of Endemic Amphibians of Western Ghats

Author Name: K.A. Subramanian, K.P. Dinesh and C. Radhakrishnan

Categories: Zoology, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Zoological Survey of India: 2013

ISBN: 8181713494

ISBN 13: 9788181713490

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Keywords: Atlas of Endemic Amphibians of Western Ghats