Rana tagoi

Subgenus: Rana
family: Ranidae

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

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Japan


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is endemic to Japan. Rana tagoi tagoi is found on Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu, while Rana tagoi yakushimensis is found on Yakushima and Rana tagoi okiensis is found on Oki Island.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in montane areas in the leaf-litter of forests close to streams. They are often found underneath the stones in streams. They breed from April to May; females deposit about 40-100 eggs under stones in streams or pools.


More information is needed.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species at present.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species includes several protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


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.

Taxonomic Notes

This form might be a complex of more than one species.


Yoshio Kaneko, Masafumi Matsui 2004. Rana tagoi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58729A11832673. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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