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Philautus pallidipes
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
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 only from three specimens from West Java, Indonesia. The type locality is Gunung Pangrango, from where there have been no recent records. It was rediscovered in Gunung Halimun National Park in 1998. It lives above 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in pristine montane forest, and has not been found outside forest. It presumably breeds by direct development and is not dependent upon water.

Population

It is very rare, and only three specimens are known.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

Its habitat is threatened by subsistence wood collection.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Gunung Haliman National Park and Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)

Rationale

Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, it is known from fewer than ten locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in West Java.

Citation

Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Philautus pallidipes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58884A11843177. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58884A11843177.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018

 

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