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Rhacophorus puerensis
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

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: China, Viet Nam

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality of Banshan, in Puer County, Yunnan Province, China, where it occurs between 1,990 and 2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in meadows in montane forest. The eggs are laid in foam nests in grasses, presumably close to stagnant waterbodies in which the larvae develop.

Population

There is nothing known.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known, although there is clear-cutting of forest and agrochemical pollution occurring within the general area.

Conservation Actions

This species probably occurs in Songshan Nature Reserve, although this requires confirmation.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This form might be conspecific with Rhacophorus dugritei (Orlov et al. 2001).

Citation

Xie Feng 2004. Rhacophorus puerensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58964A11851991. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58964A11851991.en .Downloaded on 12 November 2018

 

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