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Theloderma albopunctatum
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae
 
Species Description: Liu, C.-c., and S.-q. Hu. 1962. A herpetological report of Kwangsi. Acta Zoologica Sinica/ Dong wu xue bao. Beijing 14 (Supplement): 73–104.

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

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from Dayaoshan and Dalaoshan in Guangxi Province, and from Medog in Xizang Autonomous Region, China, from 850-1,350m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits mid-altitude and montane moist forests, and breeds in pools by larval development.

Population

It is rare in its known localities.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

The main potential threats to this species are habitat destruction and degradation, in particular due to agricultural development.

Conservation Actions

Further taxonomic research is required to clarify whether or not this is a valid species. Its range includes Dayaoshan and Dalaoshan National Nature Reserves.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

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

Taxonomic Notes

This species is sometimes confused with Theloderma asperum (M.W.N. Lau pers. comm.). It might not be a valid species.

Citation

Michael Wai Neng Lau, Zhao Ermi 2004. Theloderma albopunctatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58812A11843277. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58812A11843277.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018

 

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