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Limnonectes khasianus
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae
 
Species Description: Anderson, J. 1871. A list of the reptilian accession to the Indian Museum, Calcutta from 1865 to 1870, with a description of some new species. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 40: 12–39.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: India

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the Khasi Hills in Meghalaya State, India.

Habitat and Ecology

Its preferred habitat type is not known, although it is presumed to breed in freshwater and to have a larval development breeding strategy.

Population

It is known only from the lost type specimen.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if this species occurs in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, threats, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was removed from the synonymy of Limnonectes kuhlii by Dubois (1986).

Citation

Annemarie Ohler 2004. Limnonectes khasianus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58345A11769873. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58345A11769873.en .Downloaded on 12 November 2018

 

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