This species was originally described from the type locality of "Hong-Kong", China. The type specimens are believed to have been lost and a neotype (the holotype of Rana gracilis; Wiegmann, 1834) from Kap Shui Mun, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China, was designated by Dubois and Ohler (2000).
Habitat and Ecology
This is presumably an aquatic taxon with larval development.
Its population status is not known.
The threats to this species are not known.
It is not known if the species occurs in protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
The original name, Rana gracilis (Wiegmann, 1834), was already occupied by Rana gracilis (Gravenhorst, 1829).
Annemarie Ohler 2004. Fejervarya multistriata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58277A11748427. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58277A11748427.en .Downloaded on 19 December 2018