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Xenophrys robusta

Subgenus: Xenophrys
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: India, Nepal

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is restricted to four areas of north-eastern India: Mouling National Park, and northern West Siang District, both in Arunachal Pradesh; Darjeeling and Kalimpong in West Bengal; and the Garo Hills and Tura Hills in Meghalaya. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites. It is found at altitudes between 1,100 and 2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is associated with riparian vegetation in tropical moist forest. Breeding takes place in forest streams.

Population

There is no information available on population trends or abundance.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions

It has been reported from Mouling National Park and Dihang-Dibang Biosphere Reserve, in Arunachal Pradesh.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

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

Citation

Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler 2004. Megophrys robusta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57652A11670146. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57652A11670146.en .Downloaded on 19 December 2018

 

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