Raorchestes flaviventris 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Raorchestes flaviventris (Boulenger, 1882)
Common Name(s):
English Malabar Bubble-nest Frog, Yellow-bellied Bush Frog
Ixalus flaviventris Boulenger, 1882
Philautus flaviventris (Boulenger, 1882)
Philautus hassanensis (Boulenger, 1882)
Pseudophilautus flaviventris (Boulenger, 1882)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): S.D. Biju, Sushil Dutta, Karthikeyan Vasudevan, S.P. Vijayakumar, Chelmala Srinivasulu,
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from the non-specific type locality of "Malabar" (Boulenger 1882) in the Western Ghats of India.
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Population [top]

Population:It is known only from the type series, collected in 1882, so its current population status is unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It was collected in 'hill forest', although nothing else is known about its biology or ecology. It is presumed to breed by direct development.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no direct information on threats to this species, although there is possibly some habitat loss taking place, as a result of the conversion of forest to agricultural land, that could be a threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Surveys are urgently needed to locate populations of this species.

Citation: S.D. Biju, Sushil Dutta, Karthikeyan Vasudevan, S.P. Vijayakumar, Chelmala Srinivasulu,. 2004. Raorchestes flaviventris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58843A11848706. . Downloaded on 22 July 2018.
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