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Ingerophrynus philippinicus
family: Bufonidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Philippines

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species occurs on Balabac, Palawan, Dumaran, Culion and Busuanga in the Palawan Island group of the Philippines.

Habitat and Ecology

It thrives in degraded habitats and man-made environments, and is occasionally found in pristine lowland and montane rainforests. It breeds in water where the larvae also develop.

Population

It is an abundant and common species.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this adaptable species.

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are needed for this species in the immediate future.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, it is common and adaptable with a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Citation

Arvin Diesmos, Angel Alcala, Rafe Brown, Leticia Afuang, Genevieve Gee, Katie Hampson, Mae Leonida Diesmos, Aldrin Mallari, Perry Ong, Dondi Ubaldo, Baldwin Gutierrez 2004. Ingerophrynus philippinicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54734A11196661. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54734A11196661.en

 

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