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Micrixalus kottigeharensis

(Micrixalus kottigeharensis)

Description

Micrixalus kottigeharensis (commonly known as Kottigehar dancing frog or Kottigehar torrent frog) is a species of frog in the family Micrixalidae. It is endemic to the Western Ghats in Karnataka, India. It is one of the "Top 100 Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) Amphibians". The specific name means "from Kottigehara".

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Amphibia
Order:Anura
Family:Micrixalidae
Genus:Micrixalus
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