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Limnonectes microtympanum
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indonesia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from Mount Lompobatang in south-west Sulawesi, Indonesia. It lives above 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in and around streams in montane forest, and it is not known whether or not it can live in disturbed forest. Breeding takes place in streams.

Population

It is a common species within its restricted range.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

It is threatened by forest loss caused by the expansion of smallholder farming.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Gunung Lompobatang Natural Reserve.

Red List Status

Endangered (EN)

Rationale

Listed as Endangered, in view of its extent of occurrence of less than 5,000 km2 and area of occupancy of less than 500 km2, with all individuals in fewer than five locations, and a continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in southwestern Sulawesi.

Taxonomic Notes

This species is part of the Limnonectes modestus complex (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).

Citation

Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Limnonectes microtympanum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58359A11760081. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58359A11760081.en .Downloaded on 13 December 2018

 

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