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Theloderma moloch
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: India

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species has a fragmented range in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, India. It probably occurs somewhat more widely, and might be present in Bhutan, although this requires confirmation. It has been recorded at elevations of 300-1,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is an arboreal species associated with tropical forest and shrubland. Breeding is believed to take place in ponds surrounded by shrubs.

Population

It is a rare species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

Subsistence wood collection is a threat to the species' habitat.

Conservation Actions

The species has been recorded from Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary and Mouling National Park in Assam, and Nameri National Park in Arunachal Pradesh.

Citation

Sushil Dutta, Sabitry Bordoloi, Mohini Mohan Borah 2004. Theloderma moloch. In: IUCN 2013

 

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