Umakan Chavan



19 records


Indian Toad

Total Photos: 2

Head with very prominent ridges, namely a canthal, a slight preorbital, a supraorbital, a postorbital, a parietal, and an orbitotympanic; parietal ridges obliquely directed inwards; snout short, blunt; interorbital space broader than the upper eyelid; tympanum distinct, two thirds the diameter of the eye.

Yellow Tiger Toad

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Ornate narrow-mouthed frog

Total Photos: 3

This is a very widespread species, occurring through most of South Asia, including Sri Lanka. It occurs up to 2,000m asl. The boundary between this species and Microhyla fissipes is not clear, but has been arbitrarily set at the western border of Myanmar

Marbled Ramanella

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This is a species of narrow-mouthed frog found in the Western Ghats of India. It was previously placed in the genus Ramanella and has only been reported from three locations, though locally found in some numbers.

Common Skittering Frog

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Rufescent Burrowing Frog

Total Photos: 1

Indian Bullfrog

Total Photos: 7

Vomerine teeth in two strong oblique series commencing from the inner anterior angle of the choanae; lower jaw with two not very prominent bony processes in front.

Small Handed Frog

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It is a species of frog endemic to the Western Ghats region of southern India. They are small frogs, reaching lengths of about 36 mm (1.4 in) from snout to vent. The species breeds during the monsoons, laying their eggs on moist rocks and tree bark. Their tadpoles are terrestrial - hatching, feeding, and undergoing metamorphosis without ever entering any standing bodies of water.

Bicoulored Frog

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The bicolored frog is a species of frog found in the Western Ghats of India. The tadpoles of the species are black and form dense and compact schools in slow moving streams in forested areas.

Fungoid Frog

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Their upper parts vary in colour from brownish-red to bright crimson. Vomerine teeth in two oval oblique groups between the choanae. Head moderate, depressed; snout moderate, hardly as long as the diameter of the orbit, subacuminate, moderately prominent; loreal region concave; nostril nearer to the end of the snout than to the eye; interorbital space rather narrower than the upper eyelid.

Dobson's Burrowing Frog

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Bombay Bush Frog

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Amboli Bush Frog

Total Photos: 5

This is a rare shrub frog species endemic to the Western Ghats in India

Indian Tree Frog

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These frogs measure about 7–8 cm in body length. They are mostly brownish, yellowish, greyish, or whitish above, with darker spots or markings, rarely with an hourglass-shaped figure on the back of the head and the front of the back. The loreal and temporal regions are dark; there is a light line on the upper lip.

Malabar gliding frog

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This species is widely distributed in the Western Ghats of India. It is an arboreal species of tropical moist evergreen forest, deciduous forest, secondary (disturbed) forest and coffee plantations. It is present in the lower canopy and understorey levels of the forest. It breeds in vegetation overhanging ponds, and the tadpoles develop in the pools.

Ghate's Bush Frog

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Humayun's Night Frog

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It is endemic to the Western Ghats of Maharashtra state, India. The species is found near torrential hill streams in tropical moist evergreen and semi-evergreen forests, a habitat that is threatened by habitat loss and pollution.

Wrinkled Fejervarya

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Appears in central western Ghats, India

Dancing frog

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