Duttaphrynus brevirostris

Duttaphrynus brevirostris (common names: Kempholey toad, short-nosed toad, Rao's pale brown toad) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to the Western Ghats of India and only known from its type locality, Kempholey in Hassan district, Karnataka. The elevation is believed to have been about 200–300 m (660–980 ft) asl.[1][2] It is known only from the now lost holotype, and nothing is known about its habitat or ecology.[1]

Duttaphrynus brevirostris
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Duttaphrynus
D. brevirostris
Binomial name
Duttaphrynus brevirostris
(Rao, 1937)

Bufo brevirostris Rao, 1937


  1. ^ a b c Biju, S.D.; Dutta, S.; Vasudevan, K.; Vijayakumar, S.P.; Srinivasulu, C. & Bhuddhe, G.D. (2004). "Duttaphrynus brevirostris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2004: e.T54593A11158157. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54593A11158157.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Duttaphrynus brevirostris (Rao, 1937)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 13 September 2015.