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Leptolalax solus
family: Megophryidae
 
Species Description: Matsui M 2006 Three new species of Leptolalax from Thailand (Amphibia, Anura, Megophryidae). Zoolog Sci. 2006 23: 821-30
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Thailand

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from Bala, in the Hala Bala Wildlife Sanctuary, Narathiwat Province, southernmost Thailand, near the Malaysian border (Matsui, 2006). It is expected to occur more widely, including in neighbouring Malaysia. Its elevational range is not known.

Habitat and Ecology

The only known specimen was found among rock about 10m from a large stream in rainforest (Matsui, 2006). It presumably breeds in streams by larval development. It is not known whether or not it can tolerate anthropogenic disturbance of its habitat.

Population

There is no information on its abundance. It is known only from the holotype (Matsui, 2006).

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

No information is available on threats to this species. The only known locality is in a protected area.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in the Hala Bala Wildlife Sanctuary (Matsui, 2006). Surveys are needed to determine its geographic distribution, abundance, ecological requirements, threats and conservation needs.

Citation

Simon Stuart 2008. Leptolalax solus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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