Nanorana parkeri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dicroglossidae

Scientific Name: Nanorana parkeri (Stejneger, 1927)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Fei Liang, Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong, Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Tej Kumar Shrestha
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because 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 southern and eastern Xizang, China and the Tibetan Plateau of Nepal. It has recently been reported from Kashmir by Dutta (1997), but the distribution within this region requires clarification. It occurs at elevations between 2,850-5,000m asl.
Countries occurrence:
China; Nepal
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Population [top]

Population:It is a very common species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It inhabits high-altitude grassland, forest, shrubs, lakes, ponds, marshes, streams and rivers in the Tibetan Plateau. It breeds explosively in suitable streams and marshes.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known major threats to this species. Overgrazing is potentially a threat, but is thought to have minimal impact.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Several protected areas are present within the range of this species.

Citation: Fei Liang, Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong, Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Tej Kumar Shrestha. 2004. Nanorana parkeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58392A11766426. . Downloaded on 21 September 2018.
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