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Boophis andreonei

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MANTELLIDAE

Scientific Name: Boophis andreonei
Species Authority: Glaw & Vences, 1994

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Glaw, F. & Vences, M.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S. & Cox, N.A.
Justification:
Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in northwestern Madagascar.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs at Benavony and Manongaribo, in north-western Madagascar, and probably occurs widely in the low-altitude Sambirano forest zone. It is probably even more widespread than this, and might occur at Tsaratanana. Its recorded altitudinal range is 200-700m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

Population: Little information is available, but it is not particularly rare.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a species of pristine and slightly degraded forest close to primary forest. It presumably breeds in streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is very rapid deforestation within its range due to subsistence agriculture (including livestock grazing), timber extraction, charcoaling, and expanding human settlements.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in the Réserve Spéciale de Manongarivo.

Citation: Glaw, F. & Vences, M. 2008. Boophis andreonei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 August 2014.
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