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Theloderma rhododiscus

Subgenus: Theloderma
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
CITES No CITES Listing
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 830-1,350m asl in Guangxi (Nanning, Dayaoshan and Huaping), Guangdong (Nanling) and Fujian (Chongan) Provinces in central China, as well as one record at 1,400m asl on Mount Tay Con Linh II, Cao Bo Commune, Vi Xuyen District, north-eastern Viet Nam (Bain and Truong 2004).

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits forests, and breeds in tree holes, bamboo stems, small pools and ponds.

Population

There is no information available about the population status of this species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

The major threats to this species' habitat are agricultural development and logging.

Conservation Actions

Several protected areas are present within the range of this species.

Red List Status

Near Threatened (NT)

Rationale

Listed as Near Threatened because its Extent of Occurrence is probably not much greater than 20,000 km2, and the extent and quality of its habitat are probably declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.

Citation

Michael Wai Neng Lau, Geng Baorong, Yang Datong 2004. Theloderma rhododiscus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58894A11845721. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58894A11845721.en .Downloaded on 14 December 2018

 

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