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Nanorana medogensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA DICROGLOSSIDAE

Scientific Name: Nanorana medogensis
Species Authority: (Fei and Ye, 1999)
Synonym/s:
Paa medogensis Fei and Ye, 1999

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Fei Liang, Michael Wai Neng Lau
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
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 known only from Medog, in south-eastern Xizang Autonomous Region, China, where it has been recorded from 1,000-1,100m asl. It is likely to occur more widely, perhaps ranging into neighbouring India.
Countries:
Native:
China
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Population [top]

Population: It is a very rare species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits forested streams, and sometimes also occurs at the edges of pools and ponds. It breeds in streams and the eggs are laid in water under stones.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its type locality is probably within Motuo National Nature Reserve.
Citation: Fei Liang, Michael Wai Neng Lau 2004. Nanorana medogensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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