Philautus similipalensis

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Philautus similipalensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Philautus
Species: P. similipalensis
Binomial name
Philautus similipalensis
Dutta, 2003

Philautus similipalensis (common name: Similipal bush frog) is a species of frog in the family Rhacophoridae. It is endemic to India and only known from its type locality, Gurguria, in the Similipal Biosphere Reserve (near or in the Simlipal National Park), Odisha state in south-eastern India.[2] Little is known about this species. It has been found underneath rotten sal (Shorea robusta) leaves, and in loose leaf-covered soil and inside rotten logs sometimes close to riverbanks, likely in tropical dry forest.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dutta, S. (2004). "Philautus similipalensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Philautus similipalensis Dutta, 2003". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 25 June 2014.