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Chiromantis dudhwaensis
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae

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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 recently described species is currently known only from the type locality of Dudhwa National Park in Uttar Pradesh, India, where it was collected below 100m asl, although it is expected to occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

This is a semi-arboreal species that is mostly associated with scrub forest, grassland and rural areas. Breeding takes place in permanent pools, although there is little other information available on its egg deposition or larval ecology.

Population

It is considered to be rare.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

Since it is known only from within a protected area, there are no known threats to its habitat at present.

Conservation Actions

Further taxonomic studies of this species are recommended. Its only known locality is Dudhwa National Park.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

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

Citation

Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta 2004. Chiromantis dudhwaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58788A11829417. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58788A11829417.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018

 

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