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Theloderma leporosum

Subgenus: Theloderma
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indonesia, Malaysia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra, Indonesia at low to medium altitudes. There are only a few records from widely scattered locations, none of them very recent, and the map gives only a very general indication of its distribution. It has been recorded up to 1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is known from evergreen rainforest. It is probably arboreal, breeding in tree holes, but there is no information on this.

Population

Most observations and collections have consisted of only single animals, indicating an uncommon to rare or very secretive species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

Ongoing logging of hill forest is the primary threat to this species.

Conservation Actions

It might occur in Taman Negara (Kiew, 1990) but it is not known from other protected areas in Malaysia. Surveys of remaining suitable habitat and natural history studies are recommended. It might occur in the Lembah Anai Nature Reserve in Sumatra.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

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

Citation

Peter Paul van Dijk, Djoko Iskandar 2004. Theloderma leporosum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59037A11873439. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59037A11873439.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018

 

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