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Ansonia glandulosa
family: Bufonidae
 
Species Description: Iskandar, D. and Mumpuni. 2004. A new toad of the genus Ansonia (Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae) from Sumatra, Indonesia. Hamadryad: 59-65.
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: Indonesia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from four localities, Napal Licin, Sungai Durian, Merangin, in Jambi and West Sumatra Provinces, Indonesia (Iskandar and Mumpuni 2004, Kurniati 2008, D. Iskandar and A. Hamidy pers. comm. May 2017). Its altitudinal range is 50–700 m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits lowland tropical forest habitats near streams (Iskandar and Mumpuni 2004, Kurniati 2009, D. Iskandar and A. Hamidy pers. comm. May 2017). It may be tolerant of slight habitat disturbance (D. Iskandar and A. Hamidy pers. comm. May 2017). This species is presumed to breed in streams, adopting a larval development breeding strategy.

Population

This species is known only from a few specimens, therefore information on its population size and trends is not available.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

It occurs in the buffer zone of Kerinci Seblat National Park, which is currently well-protected. There are no known threats affecting the species (D. Iskandar and A. Hamidy pers. comm. May 2017).

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
This species occurs in the buffer zone of Kerinci Seblat National Park and likely occurs within the boundary of the park. 

Research Needed
Studies on its distribution, population size and trends, and natural history are needed.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

This species is listed as Least Concern because, although the distribution is relatively limited, extent of occurrence (EOO) of 11,337 km2, there are no current threats and the species may be somewhat tolerant to disturbed habitats.

Citation

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Ansonia glandulosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T54467A95569910. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T54467A95569910.en

 

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