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Sanguirana luzonensis
family: Ranidae
 
Species Description: Brown, R.M., McGuire, J.A. and Diesmos, A.C. 2000. Status of some Philippine frogs refered to Rana everetti (Anura: Ranidae), description of a new species, and resurrection of R. igorota Taylor 1922.Herpetologica: 81-104. (originally described as Rana luznoensis, then moved to Sanguirana)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Philippines

 

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From the Encyclopedia of Life account:

Faunal Affinity

Luzon Pleistocene Aggregate Island Complex (PAIC; Brown and Diesmos, 2002).


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Distribution

Sanguirana luzonensis is known from the Phillippines, including Luzon and Polillo (Inger, 1954). See Inger 1954 for more details regarding collection localities.


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Color

Coloration in life: Dorsal surface brown, yellow, tan, or light gray (Fuiten et al., 2011). See Inger 1954 for a more detailed description.


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Diagnostic Description

Sanguirana luzonensis can be distinguished from other members of the Sanguirana everetti complex by a combination of the following characters: (1) absence of dorsal asperities (2) absence of infracloacal tubercles (3) tympanum not translucent (4) tibial bars present (5) dark dorsal spots absent (6) dark canthal stripes present (7) snout pointed (8) ventral surface tubercualte around the groin (9) dorsolateral ridge indistinct (Fuiten et al., 2011). See Inger 1954 and Fuiten et al. 2011 for a more detailed description.


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Look Alikes

Part of the Sanguirana everetti species complex


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Habitat

Sanguirana luzonensis can be found near forested streams (Inger, 1954).


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Ecology

Sanguirana luzonensis can be found near forested streams (Inger, 1954).


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Conservation Status

According to the IUCN classification, the conservation status is "Near Threatened (NT)," mainly based on its wide distribution currently on the decline.


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