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Pedostibes tuberculosus (Malabar tree toad) Advertisement call and distribution

Gururaja, KV and Ramachandra, TV (2006) Pedostibes tuberculosus (Malabar tree toad) Advertisement call and distribution. In: Herpetological Review, 37 (1). pp. 75-76.


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Advertisement call patterns of anurans provide insights to speciation, territoriality, evolution and phylogeny as it reveals the motivation to mate and species identity. Anuran acoustics have been studied for 20 species of 113 from Western Ghats. This communication is on advertisement call, explosive breeding behaviour and distribution of Malabar tree toad, Pedostibes tuberculosus Günther, 1875 an endemic species of Western Ghats.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: The copyright belongs to the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
Keywords: Western Ghats;Amphibians
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Centre for Ecological Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Gururaja KV Acharya
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:39
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/11890

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