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Scutiger bhutanensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MEGOPHRYIDAE

Scientific Name: Scutiger bhutanensis
Species Authority: Delorme and Dubois, 2001

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Annemarie Ohler, Jigme Palden
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 the type specimen collected in Bhutan. As the type locality for this species is only given as 'Bhutan', it has not been possible to produce an accurate distribution map for it.
Countries:
Native:
Bhutan
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population status or abundance of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Although nothing is currently known about the habitat of this species it is presumed to be associated with and to breed in streams, like other species of the genus.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known whether or not this species occurs in protected areas.

Citation: Annemarie Ohler, Jigme Palden 2004. Scutiger bhutanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 September 2014.
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