Philautus dubius
Darjeeling Bubble-nest Frog, Boulenger's Tree Frog, G√ľnther's Micro Tree Frog
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 type locality in north-eastern India, although there is confusion over whether or not this refers to Darjeeling in West Bengal State, or Khasis in Meghalaya State. It is therefore not possible to attempt to produce a distribution map for this species until this confusion is resolved. This species was reportedly recorded from 1,000-1,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

Nothing conclusive is known about the habitat or ecology of this species. Its breeding is unknown, and could be by either larval development or direct development.


Nothing is known regarding its population status, except that the type specimen is reported to have come from a very restricted locality.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Threats to this species remain unknown.

Conservation Actions

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

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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

Taxonomic Notes

This species might belong in the genus Rhacophorus, not Philautus (Bossuyt and Dubois 2001).


Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta 2004. Philautus dubius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58837A11848118. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


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