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Raorchestes terebrans

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE

Scientific Name: Raorchestes terebrans
Species Authority: (Das & Chanda, 1998)
Synonym/s:
Philautus terebrans Das & Chanda, 1998
Pseudophilautus terebrans (Das & Chanda, 1998)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Sushil Dutta, Karthikeyan Vasudevan, S.P. Vijayakumar, Chelmala Srinivasulu, S. Bhupathy
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the region of the type locality, which is "Peddavalasa (17° 47'N; 82° 16'E), ca. 1,000m altitude [asl], Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh State, south-eastern India" (Das and Chanda 1998) in the Eastern Ghats of India.
Countries:
Native:
India
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Population [top]

Population: It is known only from museum specimens, and there are currently no known populations of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It presumably breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known from any protected areas. Further field studies in the area of collection are urgently required to learn more about this little-known frog, and determine its range, population status and habitat requirements.
Citation: Sushil Dutta, Karthikeyan Vasudevan, S.P. Vijayakumar, Chelmala Srinivasulu, S. Bhupathy 2004. Raorchestes terebrans. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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