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Ophryophryne gerti
family: Megophryidae
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: Lao People's Democratic Republic, Viet Nam

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This recently described species is known from the Lang Bian Plateau, Lam Dong Province, and Buon Luoi, Gia-Lai Province, in Viet Nam, and also from Huey Sapan in Lao People's Democratic Republic (although this locality could not be located and has not been used when mapping this species' range for this assessment). It might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It is presumably a lowland forest inhabitant that breeds in streams.

Population

This species is known only from the type series.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

The threats to it are not known, although it is likely to be impacted by forest loss due to smallholder farming, logging and human settlement.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if this species occurs in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.

Citation

Annemarie Ohler 2004. Ophryophryne gerti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57584A11650297. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57584A11650297.en .Downloaded on 11 December 2018

 

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