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Amolops chakrataensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ranidae

Scientific Name: Amolops chakrataensis Ray, 1992

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Pranjalendu Ray, Sushil Dutta
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: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.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
India
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information available on the population status of this recently described species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is protected by national legislation, but it is not known from any protected areas. Recent field studies were undertaken by Ray (1999).

Citation: Pranjalendu Ray, Sushil Dutta. 2004. Amolops chakrataensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58203A11745673. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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