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Kalophrynus nubicola 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Microhylidae

Scientific Name: Kalophrynus nubicola Dring, 1984
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2017. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun, Mumpuni
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Near Threatened because although the species appears not to be in decline, its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5000 km2, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from Gunung Mulu National Park in Sarawak, Borneo. It has not been recorded in the heavily surveyed Gunung Kinabalu National Park, and probably does not occur in Sabah. It is restricted to altitudes above 1,500m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Malaysia
Additional data:
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Population [top]

Population:Nothing is known about its population status.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is known from montane forest and is presumed to breed in small, temporary forest pools.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are currently no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Although it is known only from Gunung Mulu National Park, it might occur in other montane forests in other parts of Sarawak and Kalimantan, so the continued maintenance of these forest habitats is essential.

Citation: Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun, Mumpuni. 2004. Kalophrynus nubicola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57841A11692484. . Downloaded on 20 July 2018.
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