Map_thumbnail_large_font

Gephyromantis pseudoasper

Status_ne_offStatus_dd_offStatus_lc_onStatus_nt_offStatus_vu_offStatus_en_offStatus_cr_offStatus_ew_offStatus_ex_off

Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MANTELLIDAE

Scientific Name: Gephyromantis pseudoasper
Species Authority: (Guibé, 1974)
Common Name(s):
English Massif Madagascar Frog
Synonym(s):
Mantidactylus pseudoasper Guibé, 1974

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Andreone, F. & Raxworthy, C.J.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S. & Cox, N.A.
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 20,000 km2, it is common and adaptable with a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in northern Madagascar from Fôret d’Ambre Special Reserve and Montagne d'Ambre National Park (D'Cruze et al. 2008) south to Sahamalasa and Masoala. It has been recorded from sea level up to 900m asl. It might be more widespread.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in pristine and degraded rainforest, as well as in secondary vegetation. It has been observed both on the ground and in trees. It breeds in streams.
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 all the protected areas within its range including the Fôret d’Ambre Special Reserve and Montagne d'Ambre National Park (D'Cruze et al. 2008).

Citation: Andreone, F. & Raxworthy, C.J. 2008. Gephyromantis pseudoasper. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 September 2014.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please fill in the feedback form so that we can correct or extend the information provided