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Rhacophorus dugritei
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae

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AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China, Viet Nam

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from southwestern and central China in Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces, and from extreme northern Viet Nam near the border with China. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites. It has been recorded from 1,400-3,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits upper montane forest, and breeds in pools and ponds, sometimes being found in disturbed areas close to human habitation. Males were heard calling from beside temporary pools.

Population

It is very common in China. It was first discovered in Viet Nam in 2000, and is reportedly uncommon there.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

Logging and agriculture are major threats to the species.

Conservation Actions

A number of protected areas are present within the range of this species. In Viet Nam the known range is within Hoang Lien Son National Park and Tay Con Linh II National Park.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Taxonomic Notes

Rhacophorus puerensis might be a synonym of this species (Orlov et al. 2001).

Citation

Michael Wai Neng Lau, Chou Wenhao, Yang Datong, Steven Swan, Raoul Bain 2004. Rhacophorus dugritei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58945A11860286. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58945A11860286.en .Downloaded on 21 November 2018

 

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