Limnonectes heinrichi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dicroglossidae

Scientific Name: Limnonectes heinrichi (Ahl, 1933)
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:
Taxonomic Notes: This species is part of the Limnonectes modestus complex (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat in North Sulawesi.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to the province of North Sulawesi, in Indonesia. It is a lowland species occurring below 600m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:It is an uncommon species, and only a few specimens have been collected.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It lives near medium- to fast-flowing streams in forest. It can survive in secondary forest provided there is suitable canopy cover. It breeds in streams.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The primary threat is forest clearance due to smallholder farming activities. It is also occasionally harvested for food.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in the Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park. Further research is needed to determine the population status of this species, and the degree to which it is being harvested for food.

Citation: Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni. 2004. Limnonectes heinrichi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58339A11769186. . Downloaded on 25 June 2018.
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