Amphibians of the Sikkim Himalaya, India: an annotated checklist

Barkha Subba, Neelvara Ananthram Aravind, Gudasalamani Ravikanth


We present an annotated list of amphibians for the state of Sikkim, India. Data were obtained through literature reviews, fieldwork and review of museum collections. Forty-four species of amphibians belonging to 20 genera in eight families and three orders have been reported in Sikkim from 1864 to 2015. During our fieldwork, we recorded 23 species, of which two are new records for the state.


species inventory; new records; updated list; identification; Eastern Himalaya

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