The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Rhacophorus lateralis Boulenger, 1883

Little tree frog, Small tree frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1883

Rediscovered in 2000

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Western Ghats, India

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1883). Description of new species of reptiles and batrachians in the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 5(12): 161-167.

 

Other references:

Biju, S. D. (2000). 2 frogs and 100 years. Biodiversity India: 10-11.

Biju, S. D. (2001). A synopsis to the frog fauna of the Western Ghats, India. Occasional Publication 1. ISCB: 1-24.

S.D. Biju, Sushil Dutta, Karthikeyan Vasudevan, Chelmala Srinivasulu, S.P. Vijayakumar 2004. Rhacophorus lateralis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 02 June 2015.

Das, I. (2000). Nomenclatural history and rediscovery of Rhacophorus lateralis Boulenger, 1883 (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae). Current Herpetology 19(1): 35-40. [Abstract]

Dutta, S. K. (1997). Amphibians of India and Sri Lanka. Odyssey Publishing House, Bhubaneswar.

Sachi, S. and Dinesh, K. P. (2015). Combat and acoustics of the endangered Little Tree Frog (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorus lateralis) from the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(6): 7282–7286.

 

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