Nanorana ventripunctata 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dicroglossidae

Scientific Name: Nanorana ventripunctata
Species Authority: Fei and Huang, 1985

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively 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 endemic to northwestern Yunnan province in China, from 3,120-4,100m asl.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It is not an uncommon species.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits lakes, pools and ponds in alpine areas, occurring near streams and rivers in open, high-elevation habitats. It breeds in still-water pools and ponds.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: A few protected areas are present within the range of this species, including the Baimaxueshan National Nature Reserve.

Citation: Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong. 2004. Nanorana ventripunctata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58394A11767025. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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