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Amphibia > Anura > Bufonidae > Beduka

Beduka koynayensis (Soman, 1963) – Koyna Toad

Taxonomic Notes:

This is also known as Chrome-yellow Toad and Humbali Village Toad.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is very rare. It inhabits wet evergreen forests, inland wetlands, and riparian grasslands of two localities in Maharashtra (Koyna and Aboli) in the Western Ghats of India at elevations between 900m and 1,200m.

Conservation Status:

According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining, and its current population size in unknown. its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 sq km. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat degradation due to agriculture and logging.


S.D. Biju, Sushil Dutta, Robert Inger. 2004. Xanthophryne koynayensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54684A11173845. Accessed on 05 November 2020.

Amphibia > Anura > Bufonidae > Beduka

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R. 2023. Beduka koynayensis (Soman, 1963) – Koyna Toad. Gosavi, N., A. Bayani, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Amphibians of India, v. 1.05. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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