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Amphibia > Anura > Rhacophoridae > Raorchestes

Raorchestes charius (Rao, 1937) – Seshachar’s Bush Frog

Taxonomic Notes:

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
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Status, Habitat and Habits:

This arboreal species is very rare. It inhabits tropical evergreen forests as well as secondary forests of the southern Western Ghats of India (mainly in localities of Chikmagalur, Karnataka), at elevations of 800m -1,200m asl.

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).

According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining, and its current population size is unknown. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to large scale agriculture.

References:

S.D. Biju, Sushil Dutta, Karthikeyan Vasudevan, S.P. Vijayakumar, Chelmala Srinivasulu. 2004. Raorchestes charius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58830A11847382. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58830A11847382.en. Accessed on 07 November 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R. 2021. Raorchestes charius (Rao, 1937) – Seshachar’s Bush Frog. Gosavi, N., A. Bayani, A. Khandekar, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Amphibians of India, v. 1.05. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.indianamphibians.org/sp/395/Raorchestes-charius
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