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Papurana elberti
family: Ranidae

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

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indonesia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from Flores, Sumba, Timor (including East Timor), Wetar, Babar and Tanimbar in Indonesia. It is a lowland species.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in lowland dry forest and savannahs in wet areas, such as marshes and streams. It presumably breeds in water by larval development but there is currently no information.

Population

It is probably uncommon, but there is little information. There are a few recent records.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There is no information regarding threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is not known whether or not this species occurs in any protected areas. Taxonomic research is needed to determine the status of this species.

Taxonomic Notes

Limnonectes timorensis is treated here as a synonym of Hylarana elberti following Iskandar and Colijn (2000). This form might be the same species as Hylarana florensis (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).

Citation

Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Hylarana elberti. In: IUCN 2014

 

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