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Boophis liami

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MANTELLIDAE

Scientific Name: Boophis liami
Species Authority: Vallan, Vences and Glaw, 2003

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor/s: Denis Vallan, Frank Glaw, Miguel Vences
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
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 only from Vohidrazana and near Andasibe at 850-900m asl in eastern Madagascar, although it might occur more widely.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

Population: It is common at its only known sites.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in vegetation along streams in which it breeds, both inside forest and in dense secondary vegetation in open areas outside forest.
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: It is not known from any protected areas.
Citation: Denis Vallan, Frank Glaw, Miguel Vences 2004. Boophis liami. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.
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