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Platymantis negrosensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ceratobatrachidae

Scientific Name: Platymantis negrosensis
Species Authority: Brown, Alcala, Diesmos & Alcala, 1997

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Diesmos, A.C., Alcala, A., Brown, R., Afuang, L.E., Dolino, C., Gee, G., Hampson, K., Diesmos, M., Mallari, A., Ong, P., Paguntalan, L., Pedregosa, M., Ubaldo, D. & Gutierrez, B.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S. & Cox, N.A.
Justification:
Listed as Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat on Negros and Panay in the Philippines.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from the rainforests of Negros and Panay Islands, in the Philippines, between 600 and 1,800 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Philippines
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Population [top]

Population:Populations have declined, even in the remaining preferred habitat on Negros, although the populations on Panay have not been recently surveyed.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It inhabits arboreal microhabitats in lower montane and lowland forests. It breeds in aerial ferns and lays its eggs in the moist detritus that has accumulated in ferns. It breeds by direct development.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threat is habitat loss due to small-scale logging and the conversion of lowland rainforest to agricultural land.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several protected areas, including Mount Kanlaon National Park, but there is a need for further protection of the remaining rainforests of southern Negros. Survey work is needed to determine the population status of the species on Panay.

Citation: Diesmos, A.C., Alcala, A., Brown, R., Afuang, L.E., Dolino, C., Gee, G., Hampson, K., Diesmos, M., Mallari, A., Ong, P., Paguntalan, L., Pedregosa, M., Ubaldo, D. & Gutierrez, B. 2016. Platymantis negrosensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T17546A86228595. . Downloaded on 30 September 2016.
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