Leptobrachella natunae 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Megophryidae

Scientific Name: Leptobrachella natunae (Günther, 1895)
Common Name(s):
English Natuna Borneo Frog, Natuna Island Frog
Leptobrachium natunae Gunther 1895
Megalophrys natunae Gunther 1895
Megophrys natunae Gunther 1895
Nesobia natunae Gunther 1895
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2016. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (31 March 2016). New York, USA. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from old specimens from Bunguran Besar (Great Natuna Island), Indonesia.
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Population [top]

Population:There have been no records since its discovery over 100 years ago, presumably due to a lack of survey work, so its population status is unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:As with certain other members of its genus, this species is presumably found in lowland forest areas. It probably breeds in streams.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The forest loss that is taking place within its range might constitute a threat to it.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It does not occur in any protected areas. Surveys are needed to rediscover this species.

Citation: Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni. 2004. Leptobrachella natunae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57545A11656509. . Downloaded on 27 April 2018.
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