Dendrobatorana dorsalis
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species' distribution is not known. The type locality of "Yoruba (Lagos)" (Peters 1875), Nigeria, is believed to be an error, and it is not possible to map the distribution of this taxon.

Habitat and Ecology

Nothing is known regarding its habitat and ecology, although it presumably breeds by larval development in water.


There is no information on its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if it occurs in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

The type specimen appears to be an Asian member of the Rhacophoridae (J.-L. Amiet pers. comm.). It cannot be related to any known species in the wild.


Neil Cox, Simon Stuart 2004. Hylambates dorsalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54399A11134651. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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