Hyla sarda 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Hyla sarda (De Betta, 1853)
Common Name(s):
English Sardinian Tree Frog, Tyrrhenian Tree Frog

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2008-12-14
Assessor(s): Andreone, F., Miaud, C., Cheylan, M., Corti, C., Geniez, P., Sindaco, R. & Romano, A.
Reviewer(s): Cox, N.A. & Temple, H.J.
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is restricted to the Mediterranean Islands of Corsica (France) and Elba, Cavallo, Monte Cristo, Sardinia, Maddalena, Caprera and San Pietro (Italy). It has an altitudinal range of sea level to 1,750 m asl (Corsica).
Countries occurrence:
France; Italy
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):1750
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Population [top]

Population:It is still quite widespread and common, especially in Corsica and Sardinia. The populations on the smaller islets are subject to fluctuations in size related to the temporary character of the breeding sites.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is found within the vicinity of pools, ponds and streams, usually in woody areas. In residential areas they can be found in gardens, as long as there is nearby water. It reproduces in springs, cisterns and other suitable waterbodies.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no significant threats to this species at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on Appendix II of the Bern Convention and is listed on Annex IV of the EU Habitats Directive. This species is protected by national legislation and is present in some protected areas.

Errata [top]

Errata reason: Reformatted names of Assessor(s), Reviewer(s), Contributor(s), Facilitator(s) and/or Compiler(s).

Citation: Andreone, F., Miaud, C., Cheylan, M., Corti, C., Geniez, P., Sindaco, R. & Romano, A. 2009. Hyla sarda (errata version published in 2016). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T55645A86624366. . Downloaded on 16 July 2018.
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