Boophis andohahela


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Boophis andohahela
Species Authority: Andreone, Nincheri & Piazza, 1995

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Nussbaum, R. & Andreone, F.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S. & Cox, N.A.
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known with certainty only from Andohahela in extreme south-eastern Madagascar, above 400m asl. A photograph of a specimen from 1,000m asl much further north at Ranomafana possibly also represents this species.
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Population [top]

Population: It is abundant within its small known range.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is a species that is found in pristine rainforest, and which does not occur in degraded areas. It breeds in streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The area where it occurs is well protected. If it occurs more widely (as is likely), then its forest habitat is probably receding due to subsistence agriculture, timber extraction, charcoal manufacture, invasive spread of eucalyptus, livestock grazing, and expanding human settlements.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in Parc National d'Andohahela.

Citation: Nussbaum, R. & Andreone, F. 2008. Boophis andohahela. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 28 August 2015.
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