Top 5 Species of Frogs Found In Western Ghats
The Western Ghats of India hosts a rich diversity of uncommon frog species, regular or another new species of frog found in the Western Ghats of South India. India’s richest biodiversity hotspots isn’t just home to endemic frog households but also host many endemic reptiles such as lizards and snakes.
- Purple Frog
Purple Frog or Indian purple frog is indigenous to the Western Ghats and confined to the Palghat Gap, several parts of this Agasthyamalai Hill and Vellarimala mountain range from Kerala. The endemic frog just come to surfaces throughout the monsoon for breeding and spends all its life underground.
- Bicolored Frog
Bicolored frog also called Malabar frog are distinctive enough to comprehend with just two coating patterns and endemic to the Western Ghats, around slow moving flows but sadly collected for local consumption.
- Fungoid Frog
Fungoid frog or Malabar Hills frog is a colourful frog, out of from Bombay to Kerala from the Western Ghats and largely dispersed in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa with broad range of prevalent fungoid frog.
- Dancing Frog
Dancing Frogs or Micrixalus genus of frogs are lately found in the jungles of western ghats. Micrixalus are popularly Called dancing frogs to attract females and just discovered around slow moving streams and High elevation shola forest.
- Shrub Frog
Resplendent shrubfrog is just one of those seriously endangered species of frogs,endemic to the high elevation of Western Ghats in Kerala, located in Eravikulam National Park along with also the Anamudi summit.