Philautus sanctisilvaticus Das and Chanda, 1997

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Philautus > Species: Philautus sanctisilvaticus

Philautus sanctisilvaticus Das and Chanda, 1997, Hamadryad, 22: 21. Holotype: ZSIC A1778, by original designation. Type locality: "Kapildhara Falls, Amarkantak (23° 10′ N; 81° 70′ E), ca. 190 km SE Jabalpur City, Shahdol, Jabalpur District, Madhya Pradesh, central India."

Philautus sanctipalustris Das and Chanda, 1997, Hamadryad, 22: 24. Error for Philautus sanctisilvaticus according to Bossuyt and Dubois, 2001, Zeylanica, 6: 61.

Philautus (Philautus) sanctisilvaticusBossuyt and Dubois, 2001, Zeylanica, 6: 59.

English Names

Sacred Grove Bush Frog (Das and Dutta, 1998, Hamadryad, 23: 66; Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 108).


Known only from the type locality, Kapildhara Falls, Markantak, Jabalpur District, Madhya Pradesh, east-central India, 190 m elevation.


Chanda, 2002, Handb. Indian Amph.: 199, provided a brief account. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 531.

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