Hylarana margariana
family: Ranidae
Taxonomic Notes: While not formally treated by Oliver LA, Prendini E, Kraus F, Raxworthy CJ 2015 Systematics and biogeography of the Hylarana frog (Anura: Ranidae) radiation across tropical Australasia, Southeast Asia, and Africa. Mol Phylog Evol 90: 176-192, this taxon is most likely not a member of the now small monophyletic clade recognized as Hylarana.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Myanmar


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from two specimens collected in 1875 "at a hill stream debouching [= flowing] into the Irrawady at the second defile [= narrow gorge]" (Anderson 1879) in the Myanmar-Yunnan Province (China) border region.

Habitat and Ecology

No further information is known regarding its habitat and ecology, other than that the type specimens came from a montane stream. This species presumably breeds by larval development.


It has not been recorded again since it was first described, and results from recent surveys of the type locality are not yet available (Wogan pers. comm.).

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information available on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

The type locality is just outside Hkakabo Razi National Park in Myanmar. Taxonomic evaluation of this species, including comparison with other montane Chinese species, is needed.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Peter Paul van Dijk, Guinevere Wogan 2004. Hylarana margariana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58661A11806393. .Downloaded on 21 January 2019


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