Fejervarya orissaensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dicroglossidae

Scientific Name: Fejervarya orissaensis (Dutta, 1997)
Common Name(s):
English Orissa Frog
Limnonectes orissaensis Dutta, 1997

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Sushil Dutta, Robert Inger
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to the State of Orissa in eastern India. It has been recorded at elevations between 100 and 500m asl. It is widely distributed throughout Orissa.
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Population [top]

Population:It is a common species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is generally associated with grasslands and agricultural areas, with nearby ponds, streams and other suitable wetlands. There is little information on breeding biology or larval ecology.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Agrochemical pollution of both terrestrial and aquatic habitats is the main threat to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It has been recorded from the Chandaka Wildlife Sanctuary and the Simlipal Tiger Reserve. It is protected by national legislation.

Citation: Sushil Dutta, Robert Inger. 2004. Fejervarya orissaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58283A11750498. . Downloaded on 22 May 2018.
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