This species is known only from the type locality, Chakrata, in Uttaranchal, India, although it might occur more widely. It has an altitudinal range of 1,000-1,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
Very little is known about its habitat and ecological requirements, although it has been recorded from hill stream habitat. All that is known about its breeding biology is that the eggs are deposited on the leaves of aquatic plants.
There is no information available on the population status of this recently described species.
The threats to this species are unknown.
This species is protected by national legislation, but it is not known from any protected areas. Recent field studies were undertaken by Ray (1999).
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.
Pranjalendu Ray, Sushil Dutta 2004. Amolops chakrataensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58203A11745673. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58203A11745673.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018