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Report on Poorly Known Theloderma moloch (Annandale, 1912) from Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India

Jayanta Kumar Roy, Ramie Husneara Begum, Mohammad Firoz Ahmed


This report on Theloderma moloch from Lower Dibang Valley is a new distribution record of this species from the region. This report also describes microhabitats and environmental features (temperature and relative humidity) and conservation status of T. moloch in the area. This record of T. moloch is significant as this is a poorly known species and its known habitats are being lost due to deforestation and proposed development projects in the river valleys that would inundate habitats of this species available in the altitudinal range in the tropical habitats.


Theloderma moloch; distribution; new locality record; Northeast India; microhabitat

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