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Pseudobufo subasper
family: Bufonidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indonesia, Malaysia

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species occurs widely in Sumatra and Kalimantan, Indonesia. In Peninsular Malaysia, it is now restricted to three localities, the Tasek Bera wetland, north Selangor Peat Swamp and Muar Peat Swamp. The Sungei Buloh population on Peninsular Malaysia has disappeared. It probably occurs more widely on Sumatra and Borneo than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is found in peat swamps and swamp forest. It breeds in swamps by larval development. It is not found in modified habitats.

Population

In Peninsular Malaysia it is common where it survives. The Sungei Buloh population, reported in the 19th Century, has now disappeared. In Sumatra the species is common in swamps, but in Kalimantan it is uncommon.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threats to this species are wetland drainage, pollution, and other forms of habitat degradation and destruction.

Conservation Actions

Improved protection and management of the peat swamp habitats and status surveys and other studies are desirable for this species.

Citation

Peter Paul van Dijk, Djoko Iskandar, Robert Inger 2004. Pseudobufo subasper. In: IUCN 2013

 

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