Diplacodes trivialis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Diplacodes trivialis
Species Authority: (Rambur, 1842)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2010-02-17
Assessor(s): Subramanian, K.A.
Reviewer(s): Clausnitzer, V., Dow, R.A. & Allen, D.J.

Diplacodes trivialis is a widespread and common species that breeds in ponds, lakes, marshes, irrigation canals, rice fields etc. and is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Diplacodes trivialis is a widespread species, occurring from India to China and Japan and southwards to New Guinea and Australia.
Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia); Bangladesh; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; China (Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan, Yunnan); Fiji; Hong Kong; India (Andaman Is., Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Nicobar Is., Orissa, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal); Indonesia (Bali, Jawa, Kalimantan, Lesser Sunda Is., Maluku, Papua, Sulawesi, Sumatera); Japan; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah, Sarawak); Micronesia, Federated States of ; Myanmar; Nepal; Papua New Guinea (Bismarck Archipelago, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea (main island group)); Philippines; Seychelles; Singapore; Solomon Islands; Sri Lanka; Taiwan, Province of China; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: This is a common species across much of its range.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species breeds in ponds, wet rice fields, shallow lakes, drainage ditches and similar habitats.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s):  across its range, though there are likely to be local threats arising from the loss of wetlands due to agriculture and developmental activities.This species is not threatened.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are needed.

Citation: Subramanian, K.A. 2010. Diplacodes trivialis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 August 2015.
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