Theloderma petilum

Subgenus: Theloderma
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae
Species Description: Stuart BL, Heatwole HF 2004 A new Philautus (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) from northern Laos. Asiatic Herpetological Research 10:17-21.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Lao People's Democratic Republic, Viet Nam


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from 600m asl in Phongsaly District in eastern Phongsaly Province, in northern Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Habitat and Ecology

The only known specimen of this species was collected from a bamboo leaf one metre above the ground in hilly evergreen forest mixed with stands of natural bamboo, around 200m from the bank of Nam Ou River. This species is presumed to breed by direct development.


It is known only from a single specimen, so its population status cannot be assessed.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information.

Conservation Actions

Its sole known locality is within Phou Dendin (sometimes called Phou Dene Din) National Biodiversity Conservation Area.


Simon Stuart 2006. Theloderma petilum. In: IUCN 2014


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