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Micrixalus mallani is a newly described species of frog in the Micrixalidae family. It is endemic to the Western Ghats, India.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers.
This species is named after Mr. Mallan Kani, in appreciation of his tremendous support and companionship to S D Biju in field, since 1998.