Blaira Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Blaira
2 species

Ghatophryne Biju, Van Bocxlaer, Giri, Loader, and Bossuyt, 2009, BMC Res. Notes, 2 (241): 2. Type species: Ansonia ornata Gunther, 1876 "1875", by original designation. Invalid name due to being published in an electronic-only journal prior to 2012 according to Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 162.

Blaira Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 162. Type species: Ansonia rubigina Pillai and Pattabiraman, 1981. 

English Names

Stream Toads (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 2). 


Kerala and Karnataka in the Western Ghats of southern India.


Van Bocxlaer, Loader, Roelants, Biju, Menegon, and Bossuyt, 2010, Science, 327: 679–682, suggested that Ghatophryne is the sister taxon of Pedostibes + Adenomus + Xanthophryne + Duttaphrynus. Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543–583, suggested that this taxon is the sister of Didynamipus although this is obscured by their explicit adoption of an out-dated and non-monophyletic taxonomy.

Contained taxa (2 sp.):

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