The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Raorchestes sanctisilvaticus Das & Chanda, 1997:21

Sacred Grove bush frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Philautus sanctisilvaticus Das and Chanda, 1997:21


Conservation Status

Last record: 1962

Rediscovered in ?



Jabalpur District, Madhya Pradesh, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Das, I. and Chanda S. K. (1997). Philautus sanctisilaticus (Anura: Rhacophoridae), a new frog from the sacred groves of Amarkantak, Central India. Hamadryad 22: 21-27.


Other references:

Dutta, Sushil Kumar. (2015). First report of Raorchestes sanctisilvaticus (Das and Chanda, 1997) sacred grove bush frog from Chhattisgarh, India. Biolife 3(3): 735-738.


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