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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2020, Vol. 7 Issue 5, Part A

Amphibian diversity and distribution in KMTR (Southern Western Ghats) of Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu

Author(s):

Vasanthi K, Usha B and Esaivani C

Abstract:
The present paper deals with amphibian diversity at KMTR (Southern Western Ghats) of Tirunelveli district during the study period from June 2018 to March 2019. A rapid survey method was involved in careful visual estimation and amphibians were recorded in all possible habitats of the study area. A total of 17 species of amphibians belonging to 5 families and 12 genera were recorded. The study reveals that the cultivation area is rich in amphibian diversity and support many more species. Further studies are needed on population structure, habitat use by amphibians for better understanding and also to impose several conservation strategies at KMTR in Tirunelveli.

Pages: 26-32  |  180 Views  30 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Vasanthi K, Usha B and Esaivani C. Amphibian diversity and distribution in KMTR (Southern Western Ghats) of Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2020;7(5):26-32.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies