Fejervarya andamanensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dicroglossidae

Scientific Name: Fejervarya andamanensis (Stoliczka, 1870)
Common Name(s):
English Andaman Wart Frog, Andaman Frog, Chestnut-brown Frog
Rana gracilis ssp. andamanensis Stoliczka, 1870

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Indraneil Das, S.P. Vijayakumar
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Least Concern because, although its Extent of Occurrence is much less than 5,000 km2, it is common, adaptable, and does not appear to be in decline.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from South Andaman Island, India. It is generally found close to sea level. It perhaps occurs more widely within the Andaman Islands.
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Population [top]

Population:It is an abundant in rice paddy fields.
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is found in grassland, primary and secondary forest, and near mangrove forests. Breeding takes place in ponds. It can also live in disturbed habitats (paddy fields). It is known to hybridise with Fejervarya limnocharis in the wild.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no current threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It has been recorded from Mount Harriet National Park on South Andaman Island. It is protected by national legislation.

Citation: Indraneil Das, S.P. Vijayakumar. 2004. Fejervarya andamanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58265A11758998. . Downloaded on 25 June 2018.
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