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Boophis schuboeae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MANTELLIDAE

Scientific Name: Boophis schuboeae
Species Authority: Glaw & Vences, 2002

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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 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 the general vicinity of Ranomafana in south-eastern Madagascar, at 900-1,000m asl, although it might occur more widely.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in pristine forest along streams and brooks, in which it presumably breeds, and has not so far been found in secondary 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 occurs in Parc National de Ranomafana.

Citation: Glaw, F. & Vences, M. 2008. Boophis schuboeae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 November 2014.
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