Microhyla kodial Vineeth, Radhakrishna, Godwin, Anwesha, Rajashekhar, and Aravind, 2018

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Microhyla > Species: Microhyla kodial

Microhyla kodial Vineeth, Radhakrishna, Godwin, Anwesha, Rajashekhar, and Aravind, 2018, Zootaxa, 4420: 156. Holotype: NCBS-AY587, by original designation. Type locality: "marshy areas in Baikampady, Mangaluru, Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka, India (12.9518° N, 74.8089° E; alt 6 m amsl)". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B78E690B-D70D-44CF-B88B-F2023A22F78D 

English Names

Mangaluru Narrow-mouthed Frog (original publication). 


Known only from Baikampady and Padil, in Mangaluru city, Karnataka state, India.


In the Microhyla achatina species group of Garg, Suyesh, Das, Jiang, Wijayathilaka, Amarasinghe, Alhadi, Vineeth, Aravind, Senevirathne, Meegaskumbura, and Biju, 2018 "2019", Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 69: 1–71, who provided an account. Gorin, Solovyeva, Hasan, Okamiya, Karunarathna, Pawangkhanant, de Silva, Juthong, Milto, Nguyen, Suwannapoom, Haas, Bickford, Das, and Poyarkov, 2020, PeerJ, 8 (e9411): 1–47, placed this species in their Microhyla achatina group. Aravind, Vineeth, Gururaja, and Karanth, 2022, Curr. Sci., Bangalore, 123: 1193–1194, discussed the possibility that this species is introduced into South India, although the original range has not been identified. 

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