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Raorchestes travancoricus Boulenger, 1891

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ixalus travancoricus Boulenger, 1891; Philautus travancoricus Boulenger, 1891; Pseudophilautus travancoricus Boulenger, 1891

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1891 or before

Rediscovered in 2004

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Travancore, India

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1891). Description of a new species of frog obtained by Mr. H.S. Ferguson in Travancore, South India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 6: 450.

 

Other references:

Boulenger, G. A. (1891). On new or little known Indian and Malayan reptiles and batrachians. Annales and Magazine of Natural History 1891: 288-292.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2015. Raorchestes travancoricus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T58927A3075035. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-2.RLTS.T58927A3075035.en. Downloaded on 19 March 2016.

Rajkumar, K. P. et al. (2016). New locality record of the Travancore bush frog Raorchestes travancoricus Boulenger, 1891 (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(1): 8379-8382.

 

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