Nanorana taihangnica 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dicroglossidae

Scientific Name: Nanorana taihangnica
Species Authority: (Chen and Jiang, 2002)
Chaparana taihangnicus (Chen and Jiang, 2002)
Nanorana taihangnicus Chen & Jiang, 2002
Paa taihangnicus Chen and Jiang, 2002

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Xie Feng
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This recently described species is known only from the type locality on Taihang Mountain, near Jiyuan city, in Henan Province, central China, where it has been recorded from 728-1,230m asl. The limits of its distribution are not yet known.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: There is only one known population and it seems to be a rare species.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits streams, in which it probably breeds, and the surrounding hill forest.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this newly described species are not yet known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if the species occurs in any protected areas. The type locality is not within a protected area.

Citation: Xie Feng. 2004. Nanorana taihangnica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58441A11781625. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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