|Scientific Name||Micrixalus thampii|
|References||Pillai, R.S. 1981. Two new species of Amphibia from Silent Valley, S. India. Bull Zool Surv Ind., 3(3): 153– 158.|
Small sized Micrixalus with flesh pink coloured dorsum with black stipes on the later sides
Small frogs with fairly distinct tympanum. Head as long as broad. Snout sub-acute. Pupil horizontal. Dorso-lateral glandular folds present but not complete. Fingers free, tips dilated into discs Toes half to three-fourth webbed with digital discs bearing circum-marginal grooves. Skin smooth above with few small granules which are devoid of minute spines. Dorsal side of tibia with larger granules. Tympanic fold faint.
Dorsum grayish brown without much markings. Flank below the dorso-lateral fold black which encloses the darkish tympanum. Upper sides of hind legs with narrow brown cross bands. Hind surface of thigh black with a narrow whitish oblique line. Venter white.
Stream-dwelling but terrestrial.
Zoological Survey of India (Madras)
Inhabits Streambanks, streams, under logs rocks in forest floor
Well shaded streams in rainforests.
Silent Valley NP, Kerala.
Madiri Mavam Thodu, tributary of Kunthi river, Silent Valley NP, Kerala.
Silent Valley National Park(Western Ghat Endemic)