This species is rare and endemic to the part of Western Ghats in Maharashtra. It inhabits inland wetlands and tropical moist evergreen forests of the Ghats (mainly found in Konya Valley, Bhimashankar, and Amboli), at heights ranging from 200m to 1,200m asl.
According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining and currently, its population size is unknown. The Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 sq km, with a severely fragmented distribution. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to agriculture, deforestation, road building, and water pollution .
S.D. Biju, Sushil Dutta, Anand Padhye, Anandanarayanan, Varad Giri. 2004. Nyctibatrachus humayuni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58398A11767921.
Cite this page along with its URL as: Bhavanarayeni,R. 2023. Nyctibatrachus humayuni Bhaduri & Kripalani, 1955 – Humayun's Night Frog. Gosavi, N., A. Bayani, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Amphibians of India, v. 1.05. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.indianamphibians.org/sp/267/Nyctibatrachus-humayuni
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