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Boophis opisthodon

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MANTELLIDAE

Scientific Name: Boophis opisthodon
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1888)
Common Name(s):
English Eastern Bright-eyed Frog
Synonym(s):
Rhacophorus opisthodon Boulenger, 1888

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Nussbaum, R., Cadle, J. & Raxworthy, C.J.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S. & Cox, N.A.
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its 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.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is widely distributed in eastern and southeastern Madagascar from the Masoala Peninsula south to Fort Dauphin. It occurs from sea level up to 550m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

Population: It is a locally common species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in open coastal forest, degraded forest, and in highly disturbed habitats at low elevations. It is not found in closed-canopy forest. It breeds in swamps and in temporary and permanent pools.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is probably not affected by deforestation, and is adaptable and is unlikely to be threatened.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in the Manombo Special Reserve.

Citation: Nussbaum, R., Cadle, J. & Raxworthy, C.J. 2008. Boophis opisthodon. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 November 2014.
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