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Duttaphrynus melanostictus
Scientific classification

Frost et al., 2006

See table.

Duttaphrynus is a genus of true toads. They live in southwestern and southern China (including Taiwan and Hainan) and throughout southern Asia from northern Pakistan and Nepal through India to Sri Lanka, Andaman Island, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, and Bali.[1]

Description[change | change source]

These toads have heads with bony ridges. The nose area is short and blunt. The first finger of these toads is longer than the second. The toes are half webbed. The toads are brown above and yellow beneath, marbled with brown.

Species[change | change source]

Binomial Name and Author Common Name
Duttaphrynus crocus (Wogan, Win, Thin, Lwin, Shein, Kyi & Tun, 2003)
Duttaphrynus cyphosus (Ye, 1977) Projective-occiputed Toad
Duttaphrynus himalayanus (Günther, 1864) Himalayan Broad-skulled Toad
Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Schneider, 1799) Common Indian Toad
Duttaphrynus microtympanum (Boulenger, 1882) Small-eared Toad
Duttaphrynus noellerti (Manamendra-Arachchi & Pethiyagoda, 1998)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Amphibian Species of the World - Duttaphrynus Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006". research.amnh.org. Retrieved 2008-06-16.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Frost, Darrel R. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.1 (10 October, 2007). Duttaphrynus. Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.php. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. (Accessed: May 02, 2008).