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Pedostibes kempi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA BUFONIDAE

Scientific Name: Pedostibes kempi
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1919)
Common Name(s):
English Kemp's Asian Tree Toad, Garo Hills Tree Toad, Garo Hills Toad
Synonym(s):
Nectophryne kempi Boulenger, 1919

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
History:
1996 Vulnerable
1994 Indeterminate (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Indeterminate (IUCN 1990)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type series (two syntypes) collected "above Tura... at 2,500 feet [762m asl]" in the Garo Hills, Meghalaya, north-eastern India.
Countries:
Native:
India
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on its population status.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is an arboreal species associated with semi-evergreen forest. Information on its breeding habits and larval habitat and ecology are currently unavailable, but it probably breeds in streams by larval development.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known to occur in any protected areas.

Citation: Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta 2004. Pedostibes kempi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 July 2014.
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