Amphibian diversity (Order: Anura) at northern and central parts of Telangana, India.
B. Laxmi Narayana, B. Naresh, G. Surender, K. Swamy, V. Vasudeva Rao
The present paper deals with amphibian diversity at two districts of Telangana state during the period 2010 to 2014. A rapid survey method was involved in careful visual estimation and amphibians were recorded in all possible habitats of the study area. A total of 14 species of amphibians belonging to 4 families 9 genera were recorded. This study reveals that the Northern and Central Telangana area is rich in amphibian diversity and support many more species. Further studies are needed on population structure, habitat use by amphibians for better understanding and also impose of several conservation strategies in Telangana state.