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Philautus kempiae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE

Scientific Name: Philautus kempiae
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1919)
Common Name/s:
English Tura Bubble-nest Frog, Kemp's Bush Frog
Synonym/s:
Ixalus kempiae Boulenger, 1919
Rhacophorus kempiae (Boulenger, 1919)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
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 type locality of "Tura" (Boulenger 1919) in the Garo Hills in Meghalaya State, in north-east India.
Countries:
Native:
India
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Population [top]

Population: It is known only from the type specimen, so there is no information regarding its population status.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is believed to be associated with the undergrowth of moist evergreen forest, where it presumably breeds by direct development (although this has not been confirmed).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known whether or not this species occurs in any protected areas.
Citation: Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta 2004. Philautus kempiae. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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