Chiromantis shyamrupus (Chanda and Ghosh, 1989:215)

Hornbill bubble-nest frog, Shyamrup's bush frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Philautus shyamrupus Chanda and Ghosh, 1989:215 (original combination); Chirixalus shyamrupus (Chanda & Ghosh, 1989:215)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1983

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Arunachal Pradesh, India


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: ZSI KZ 313

Type locality: “Hornbill, Namdapha Tiger Reserve and proposed Biosphere Reserve, 27°32’ N, 96°26’ E, 585 m a.s.l., Arunachal Pradesh”, India


ZSI KZ 314
ZSI KZ 315
ZSI KZ 316
ZSI KZ 317






Original scientific description:

Chanda, S. K. and Ghosh, A. K. (1989). A new frog of the genus Philautus Gistel from the proposed Namdapha Biosphere Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, North-East India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society [1989]: 215-217.


Other references:

Chanda, S. K. (1994). Anura (Amphibia) of northeastern India. Memoirs of the Zoological Survey of India 19: 1-143.

Chanda, S. K. (2002). Handbook - Indian Amphibians. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata.

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

Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta, Sabitry Bordoloi. (2004). Chiromantis shyamrupus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58795A11831195. . Downloaded on 14 October 2015.


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