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Bufo ailaoanus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA BUFONIDAE

Scientific Name: Bufo ailaoanus
Species Authority: Kou, 1984
Common Name(s):
English Ailao Toad
Taxonomic Notes: This species perhaps belongs in the genus Torrentophryne (Yang Datong pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing
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.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is only known from Shuangbai County in Yunnan Province, China, from 2,550-2,600m asl. It might occur more widely.
Countries:
Native:
China
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Population [top]

Population: Only one specimen has ever been collected, and this species is considered to be very rare and hard to find.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits bamboo forests and presumably breeds in the streams in bamboo forests and broadleaf forests.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its known range is within Ailaoshan National Nature Reserve.

Citation: Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Bufo ailaoanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 July 2014.
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