Kaloula taprobanica

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Kaloula taprobanica


Taxonavigation: Anura

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Microhylidae
Subfamilia: Microhylinae
Genus: Kaloula
Species: Kaloula taprobanica


Kaloula taprobanica Parker, 1934

Type locality: "Punduloya, Ceylon, 4,000 ft.", Sri Lanka.

Holotype: BM 1905.3.25.138.



  • Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 86.
  • Dutta and Manamendra-Arachchi, 1996, Amph. Fauna Sri Lanka: 30.
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. Electronic Database accessible at [1]. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Kaloula taprobanica . Accessed on 18 June 2008.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Kaloula taprobanica (Least Concern) Downloaded on 18 June 2008.
  • Wewelwala, K. et al. 2013: Redescription of the tadpole of Kaloula taprobanica (Anura: Microhylidae) from Sri Lanka. Zootaxa 3716 (1): 98-100. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3716.1.8 reference page 

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sri Lankan Narrowmouth Toad