Raorchestes terebrans 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Raorchestes terebrans (Das & Chanda, 1998)
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
Needs updating
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)
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.
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It presumably breeds by direct development.

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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58925A11857702. . Downloaded on 26 April 2018.
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