Nanorana medogensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dicroglossidae

Scientific Name: Nanorana medogensis (Fei and Ye, 1999)
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
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 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.
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Population [top]

Population:It is a very rare species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58431A11780416. . Downloaded on 26 April 2018.
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