Limnonectes alpinus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dicroglossidae

Scientific Name: Limnonectes alpinus
Species Authority: (Huang & Ye, 1997)
Ingerana alpina (Huang & Ye, 1997)
Liurana alpinus Huang & Ye, 1997
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (7 July 2014). Electronic Database. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Available at:
Taxonomic Notes: This species is sometimes placed in the genus Liurana (see Fei et al. 1999).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Fei Liang, Michael Wai Neng Lau
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is reported from Dayangdong, in Medog County, Xizang Autonomous Region, China, where it is found at 3,100m asl. It possibly ranges more widely, and its distributional limits are still unclear.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It has a low population size.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives under moss in forest and probably breeds on land, and is probably a species that breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to it.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known to occur in any protected areas. Further surveys are needed to determine whether or not the species has a larger range than is currently known, and to gather further information regards its population status and habitat requirements.

Citation: Fei Liang, Michael Wai Neng Lau. 2004. Limnonectes alpinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58317A11764566. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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