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Amphibia > Anura > Rhacophoridae > Raorchestes

Raorchestes chlorosomma (Biju & Bossuyt, 2009) – Green-eyed Bush Frog

Taxonomic Notes:

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

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Indian and global distribution:
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Status, Habitat and Habits:

This endemic species is extremely rare. It inhabits the evergreen forests of sholas in the south Western Ghats of India (mostly in Kerala), 1400m above sea level.

Conservation Status:

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


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population trend of this species is currently unknown. Its Extent of Occurrence is less than 100 sq km. The primary threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to large scale agricultural plantations and tourism.

References:
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2011. Raorchestes chlorosomma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T186159A8503265. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T186159A8503265.en. Accessed on 03 November 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R. 2021. Raorchestes chlorosomma (Biju & Bossuyt, 2009) – Green-eyed 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/396/Raorchestes-chlorosomma
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