Rhacophorus moltrechti
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae

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AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

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: Taiwan



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is widely distributed in hilly areas in Taiwan, Province of China, below 2,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits forests, orchards and tea plantations, and breeds in still-water habitats such as ponds, pools, and cisterns and blocked roadside ditches. It occasionally breeds in pools of intermittent streams, potholes and streamside pools.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this very adaptable species at present.

Conservation Actions

A number of protected areas are present within the range of this species. It is also a protected species in Taiwan, Province of China.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Lue Kuangyang, Chou Wenhao 2004. Rhacophorus moltrechti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59005A11866212. .Downloaded on 21 February 2019


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