Fejervarya multistriata
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae
Species Description: Revalidated by Djong et al. 2011. A new species of the Fejervarya limnocharis complex from Japan (Anura, Dicroglossidae). Zoological Science. Tokyo 28: 922–929.

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species was originally described from the type locality of "Hong-Kong", China. The type specimens are believed to have been lost and a neotype (the holotype of Rana gracilis; Wiegmann, 1834) from Kap Shui Mun, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China, was designated by Dubois and Ohler (2000).

Habitat and Ecology

This is presumably an aquatic taxon with larval development.


Its population status is not known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if the species occurs in protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

The original name, Rana gracilis (Wiegmann, 1834), was already occupied by Rana gracilis (Gravenhorst, 1829).


Annemarie Ohler 2004. Fejervarya multistriata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58277A11748427. .Downloaded on 24 January 2019


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