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Amolops hainanensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RANIDAE

Scientific Name: Amolops hainanensis
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1900)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B2ab(iii,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Shi Haitao, Bosco Chan
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Endangered because its Area of Occupancy is less than 500km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat, and in the number of mature individuals, on Hainan Island

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to south-west and central Hainan Province, China, and has been recorded from 80-960m asl.
Countries:
Native:
China
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Population [top]

Population: It is not a common species.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits hill streams and cascades fringed by forests.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threat is habitat loss due to subsistence agriculture and the construction of hydroelectric plants. Exploitation for human consumption is also a major threat to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Much of its existing range is within nature reserves and forest parks. There is a need to control harvest and trade in this species.

Citation: Shi Haitao, Bosco Chan 2004. Amolops hainanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 15 September 2014.
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