Amphibians of Agro-Climatic Zones of Maharashtra with Updated Checklist for the State


  • Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Western Regional Centre (WRC), Pune − 411044, Maharashtra
  • Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Western Regional Centre (WRC), Pune − 411044, Maharashtra



Agro-Climatic Zones, Amphibia, Checklist, Maharashtra.


So far, 52 species of Amphibia are known from Maharashtra. Considering the subsequent findings and eliminating the inaccuracies found in that checklist, the current checklist proposes 43 species of Amphibia for the State with the categorization of the amphibian species according to agro-climatic zones of the state to facilitate the future conservation strategies and inventorization.


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Author Biographies

Sreejith Sreekumar, Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Western Regional Centre (WRC), Pune − 411044, Maharashtra

Interested in Biodiversity mapping and GIS tools

K. P. Dinesh, Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Western Regional Centre (WRC), Pune − 411044, Maharashtra

Interested in Amphibian taxonomy, systematics, phylogenetics and phylogeography




How to Cite

Sreekumar, S., & Dinesh, K. P. (2020). Amphibians of Agro-Climatic Zones of Maharashtra with Updated Checklist for the State. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 120(1), 33–40.





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