AOI website is produced by
:

Butterflies of India






Also see other supporters ...

News & Updates
Amphibians of India website is launched!


AOI by the numbers:

No. of species pages: 182
No. of images: 2,469
No. of website visits: site visit count
No. of unique visitors:Unique visitors

Also see the latest images


 
Search:
Advance search
 

Amphibia > Anura > Rhacophoridae > Raorchestes

Raorchestes griet (Bossuyt, 2002) – Griet's Bush Frog

Taxonomic Notes:

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

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This arboreal endemic species is extremely rare. It inhabits the montane and shola forests of the south Western Ghats of India (mainly in Munnar, Kerala) at 1,500m 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 of this species is declining. It is abundant in number in the Munnar locality, but its Extent of Occurrence is less than 100 sq km (IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group, 2004). The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to tea and eucalyptus plantations.

References:
 
S.D. Biju. 2004. Raorchestes griet. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58849A11849452. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58849A11849452.en. Accessed on 03 November 2020.


Amphibia > Anura > Rhacophoridae > Raorchestes


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2021. Raorchestes griet (Bossuyt, 2002) – Griet'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/408/Raorchestes-griet
Share on facebook email page Share by email