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Philautus sanctisilvaticus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Anura
Genus  Philautus
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Rhacophoridae
Higher classification  Philautus
Scientific name  Philautus sanctisilvaticus
Similar  Philautus, Frog, Amphibians, Raorchestes shillongensis, Rhacophoridae

Philautus sanctisilvaticus, also known as the sacred grove bushfrog or sacred grove bush frog, is a critically endangered species of frog in the Rhacophoridae family. It is endemic to India and only known from its type locality at the Kapildhara Falls near Amarkantak, in the Madhya Pradesh state. Its natural habitat is old growth tropical moist, semi-evergreen and mesic forest. It is threatened by habitat loss caused by harvesting of wood for subsistence purposes, infrastructure development for tourism, and fires.

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