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Chiromantis simus
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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 from northeast India (West Bengal and Assam) and south-eastern Bangladesh (Chittagong and Rangamati Hill-district), and might occur more widely. It is generally a lowland species found at elevations below 100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is an arboreal species that is mostly associated with scrub forest habitats. Breeding takes place in pools, with eggs deposited on vegetation.

Population

It is generally believed to be a reasonably abundant species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

It has been recorded from Nameri National Park and Orang National Park.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Taxonomic Notes

Further taxonomic studies of this species are desirable.

Citation

Sushil Dutta, Saibal Sengupta, Pranabes Sanyal, Ghazi S.M. Asmat 2004. Chiromantis simus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58796A11831499. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58796A11831499.en .Downloaded on 13 November 2018

 

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