Chiromantis simus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Chiromantis simus (Annandale, 1915)
Common Name(s):
English Assam Asian Treefrog, Annandale's Pigmy Tree Frog, Annandale's Tree Frog
Chirixalus simus Annandale, 1915
Taxonomic Notes: Further taxonomic studies of this species are desirable.

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, Saibal Sengupta, Pranabes Sanyal, Ghazi S.M. Asmat
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, 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 known from northeast India (West Bengal and Assam) and south-eastern Bangladesh (Chittagong and Rangamati Hill-district), and might occur more widely. It is generally a lowland species found at elevations below 100m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Bangladesh; India
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Population [top]

Population:It is generally believed to be a reasonably abundant species.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is an arboreal species that is mostly associated with scrub forest habitats. Breeding takes place in pools, with eggs deposited on vegetation.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It has been recorded from Nameri National Park and Orang National Park.

Citation: Sushil Dutta, Saibal Sengupta, Pranabes Sanyal, Ghazi S.M. Asmat. 2004. Chiromantis simus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58796A11831499. . Downloaded on 20 May 2018.
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