Chiromantis shyamrupus
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae
Species Description: Chanda, S. K., and A. K. Ghosh. 1989. A new frog of the genus Philautus Gistel, from the proposed Namdapha Biosphere Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, northeast India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 86: 215–217.
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 of Namdapha National Park, in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in north-eastern India, although it is likely to occur more widely. It is a lowland species that was recorded at an altitude of 500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This is a little-known inhabitant of tropical forest and shrubland that presumably breeds by larval development, but this has not been confirmed.


The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

This species might be experiencing detrimental effects of the current management plan of Namdapha National Park, which is largely determined by the requirements of the large mammal fauna. It might also possibly be threatened by invasive alien plant species (Mikania sp. and Lantana camara).

Conservation Actions

Namdapha National Park is the only protected area from which it is currently known.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta, Sabitry Bordoloi 2004. Chiromantis shyamrupus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58795A11831195. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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