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Raorchestes shillongensis Pillai & Chanda, 1973



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Philautus shillongensis Pillai & Chanda, 1973; Pseudophilautus shillongensis Pillai & Chanda, 1973


Conservation Status

Last record: 1993 or before

IUCN RedListstatus: Critically Endangered





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Original scientific description:

Pillai, R. S. and Chanda, S. K. (1973). Philautus shillongensis, a new frog (Ranidae) from Meghalaya, India. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Animal Sciences) 1973: 30-36.


Other references:

Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Debjani Roy. (2004). Raorchestes shillongensis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 17 February 2013.


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