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Scutiger adungensis
family: Megophryidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
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 Adung Valley in extreme northern Myanmar, at 3,650m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits mountain streams, in which it presumably breeds.

Population

It is known only from two specimens collected in 1931 by a professional plant collector. There have been recent sightings of it but no collections have been possible (Wogan pers. comm.).

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

There is no information available regarding threat to this species.

Conservation Actions

The recent sightings of this species are from within Hkakabo Razi National Park.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

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

Taxonomic Notes

Records of Scutiger sikkimensis from northern Myanmar refer to this species.

Citation

Peter Paul van Dijk, Guinevere Wogan 2004. Scutiger adungensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57605A11661068. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57605A11661068.en .Downloaded on 18 November 2018

 

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