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Odorrana supranarina
O-hanasakigaeru, Greater Tip-nosed Frog
family: Ranidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is endemic to the Japanese islands of Ishigakijima and Iriomotejima.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in broad-leaved evergreen forest and streams in mountains, and is also found in coastal areas.

Population

There is no information on the population status of this species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat is habitat loss and degradation, due to logging and human settlement, particularly on Ishigakijima.

Conservation Actions

In Japan its range includes Iriomote Island which is now protected as a national park, although there is clearly a need for improved protection of forest habitats in these islands.

Citation

Yoshio Kaneko, Masafumi Matsui 2004. Odorrana supranarina. In: IUCN 2014

 

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