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Papurana moluccana
family: Ranidae
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

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from Halmahera and Bacan, in the Maluku Islands, Indonesia. It ranges up to 700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It has been found in water-filled pits in a village, where it presumably breeds. There is no other information.

Population

It is believed to be a common species.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

No information is available, though there is circumstantial evidence of severe logging on Halmahera.

Conservation Actions

The extent of occurrence, habitat requirements and current conservation status of this species need to be documented. It is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

Listed as Least Concern in view of its probably 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

Stephen Richards, Djoko Iskandar 2004. Papurana moluccana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58670A89364185. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58670A11822436.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018

 

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