Boophis anjanaharibeensis


Taxonomy [top]

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Scientific Name: Boophis anjanaharibeensis
Species Authority: Andreone, 1996

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is currently known only from the Réserve Spéciale d’Anjanaharibe-Sud and nearby localities in north-eastern Madagascar, from 800-1,000m asl. It might prove to occur at other sites, although it has not been confirmed at Marojejy.
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Population [top]

Population: It is common in its small range.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a species of pristine rainforest, and of slightly degraded habitats (but these are always close to good forest). It breeds in streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Its forest habitat is receding due to subsistence agriculture, timber extraction, charcoal manufacture, invasive spread of eucalyptus, livestock grazing, and expanding human settlements.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The Réserve Spéciale d’Anjanaharibe-Sud is the only protected area from which this species is currently known.

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