Amphibian Diversity from Patharpunj Area of Sahydri Tiger Reserve (Maharashtra, India)Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2021-02-05
Authors : Mane P. P.;
Page : 1647-1648
Keywords : Sahyadri Tiger Reserve; Patharpunj; Amphibians;
The survey on amphibian diversity was carried out from Patherpunj area of Sahyadri Tiger Reserve (STR) situated in PatanTahsil of Satara district at 17.3035?N and 73.6948? E. This area is of heavy rainfall with over 9000 mm during monsoon of 2019. Patharpunjis situated on top of hill Varana Riverand it constitutes about 963.24 hectares of area. For present study survey of amphibians was carried out during January 2018 to December 2019. The survey is based on intensive search of amphibians on the basis of actual sighting, their calls, turning rocks and their egg clusters (for some species). During study eleven species of amphibians from six families were reported.
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