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Nanorana parkeri
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae

© 2012 Kai Wang (1 of 2)

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China, Nepal

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from southern and eastern Xizang, China and the Tibetan Plateau of Nepal. It has recently been reported from Kashmir by Dutta (1997), but the distribution within this region requires clarification. It occurs at elevations between 2,850-5,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits high-altitude grassland, forest, shrubs, lakes, ponds, marshes, streams and rivers in the Tibetan Plateau. It breeds explosively in suitable streams and marshes.

Population

It is a very common species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no known major threats to this species. Overgrazing is potentially a threat, but is thought to have minimal impact.

Conservation Actions

Several protected areas are present within the range of this species.

Citation

Fei Liang, Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong, Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Tej Kumar Shrestha 2004. Nanorana parkeri. In: IUCN 2013

 

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