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Amolops assamensis
family: Ranidae
 
Species Description: Sengupta S, Hussain B, Choudhury PK, Gogoi J, Ahmed MF, Choudhury NK 2008 A new species of Amolops (anura: Ranidae) from Assam, North-eastern India. Hamadryad 12:5-12.

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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: India

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from Mayeng Hill Reserve Forest, Kamrup district, Assam, northeastern India (Sengupta et al. 2008).

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits forests. Individuals can be found near fast flowing streams and are associated with the splash zone of moist rock crevices with overhead canopy cover. Adults can be found in open areas at night, while tadpoles develop in these streams (Sengupta et al. 2008).

Population

No population status information is currently available for this species.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

This species occurs within the Mayeng Hill Reserve Forest (Sengupta et al. 2008). More information is needed on this species' population status, distribution and threats.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Citation

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2010. Amolops assamensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T158638A5244716. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T158638A5244716.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018

 

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