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Callulops kopsteini
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
CITES
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 known from Sanana Island, in the Sula Islands, Indonesia. It is known only from the type specimen, and there have been no records since it was first described.

Habitat and Ecology

It presumably occurs in lowland forest, though there is no recent information. There is also no information on its breeding details, though it presumably breeds by direct development and is not dependent upon water.

Population

There is no information available on the population status of this species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

This species is likely to be seriously threatened by the extensive logging taking place on Sanana Island.

Conservation Actions

It does not occur in any protected areas. This species is a priority for survey work, in order to establish its current population status.

Red List Status

Endangered (EN)

Rationale

Listed as Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, it is known from fewer than five locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat on Sanana Island.

Citation

Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Callulops kopsteini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57738A11679033. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57738A11679033.en .Downloaded on 15 November 2018

 

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