|Unidentified Nyctibatrachus from Phanasad Wildlife Sanctuary, Maharashtra|
Presently 28 to 35
These frogs are quite common, and researchers think this has been overlooked because of their their small size. They are indeed extremely small, and can sit on a coin or a fingernail. However, they are not so small as Paedophryne, which is the smallest land vertebrate.
References[change | change source]
- Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Nyctibatrachus Boulenger, 1882". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
- "Nyctibatrachidae". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2014. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
- Briggs, Helen 2017. Meet the frog that can sit on a thumbnail. BBC News Science & Environment.