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Batrachylodes trossulus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA CERATOBATRACHIDAE

Scientific Name: Batrachylodes trossulus
Species Authority: Brown and Myers, 1949

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Fred Parker, Stephen Richards
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is 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 is known from Bougainville Island (Papua New Guinea), Choiseul and Isabel Islands, Solomon Islands. It occurs up to 500m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
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Population [top]

Population: It is an extremely abundant species in lowland rainforest and logged habitat, and appears to be more abundant in disturbed compared to pristine forest.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits forest floor in lowland and foothill rainforest (S. Richards pers. obs.). It appears to be able to persist in secondary forest, rural gardens, villages etc. It is a species that breeds by direct development and lays its eggs on the ground.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are none known and this species appears to be able to persist in secondary forest and other disturbed habitats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species' range in the Solomon Islands needs to be documented. Its range does not include any protected areas.

Citation: Fred Parker, Stephen Richards 2004. Batrachylodes trossulus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 July 2014.
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