Huia sumatrana
family: Ranidae
Species Description: Yang, D.-t. 1991. Phylogenetic systematics of the Amolops group of ranid frogs of southeastern Asia and the Greater Sunda Islands. Fieldiana. Zoology. New Series 63: 1–42.

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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 endemic to the mountains of western Sumatra (in Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Bengkulu and Lampung Provinces). It occurs from 200 to more than 1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in clean torrents and fast-flowing streams in forest and open areas near the forest. It breeds in streams.


It is abundant in appropriate habitat.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threat is siltation of the streams and chemical pollution resulting from deforestation and agriculture (paddy fields).

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas, including Gunung Leuser, Kerinci-Seblat, and Barisan-Selatan National Parks.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Huia sumatrana. In: IUCN 2014


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