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Theloderma ryabovi

Subgenus: Theloderma
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae
 
Species Description: Orlov NL, Dutta SK, Ghate HV, Kent Y 2006 New species of Theloderma from Kon tum Province (Vietnam) and Nagaland State (India)[Anura: Rhacophoridae]. Russ J Herpetol 13:135-154.
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: Viet Nam

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from Kon Du, Mang Canh village, in Konplong district, Kon Tum Province, southern Vietnam (14°41'25'' N, 108°19'31'' E), at 1,210m asl (Orlov et al., 2006). It is likely to occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

The type specimen was found in a hollow of a big tree 4m above the ground. The hollow was filled with water
(depth about 20 cm), leaf litter and bark. In addition to the type specimen, some tadpoles (more than 5) and two adults of this species were also found. Theloderma stellatum was found on the same tree, and T. gordoni was recorded on hollow trees 50m distant. The general habitat was primary montane forest. It is not known whether or not this species can adapt to anthropogenic habitats.

Population

There is no information on its abundance. It is known only from the holotype, and two other adults and some tadpoles found at the same time.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

No information is available on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It has not been recorded from any protected areas. Surveys are needed to determine its geographic distribution, abundance, ecological requirements, threats and conservation needs.

Citation

Simon Stuart 2008. Theloderma ryabovi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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