Nepal Paa Frog
Nepal Paa Frog, Tiny Frog, Dubois Frog, Small Paa Frog
Class : Amphibia
Order : Anura
Family : Dicroglossidae
Genus : Nanorana
Species : minica
IWPA : Not listed
CITES : Not listed
U.S ESA : Not listed
This species is restricted to Northern India, and Western and Eastern Nepal, found at an elevation of 1000 to over 2400 m asl (Ohler et al., 2004).
Distribution map of Nepal Paa Frog (Source: iucnredlist.org)
Characteristics, Habitat and Behaviour:
Its distribution is highly fragmented and confined to montane subtropical forests and streams. Breeding takes place in streams; however, there is no information available on larval ecology.
- Loss of available habitat through the localized clearance of forest .
- It is also threatened by changes in waterway management, due to dam construction.
Ohler, A., Dutta, S., & Shrestha. T.K. (2004). Nanorana minica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58432A11780511.
Last Updated: May 2, 2017