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Platymantis indeprensus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ceratobatrachidae

Scientific Name: Platymantis indeprensus
Species Authority: Brown, Alcala and Diesmos, 1999

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Arvin Diesmos, Angel Alcala, Rafe Brown, Leticia Afuang, Genevieve Gee, Katie Hampson, Mae Leonida Diesmos, Aldrin Mallari, Perry Ong, Dondi Ubaldo, Baldwin Gutierrez
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from only a single location.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from the mid-montane rainforests (600-1,400m asl) of Mount Banahaw, on southern Luzon Island, in the Philippines.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Philippines
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Population [top]

Population: It is common in suitable habitat.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits the forest floor stratum and herb layer vegetation in mossy and montane rainforest. It lays its eggs in terrestrial nests and breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is currently known to occur in a generally well-protected locality on Luzon Island, and existing threats (shifting agriculture and logging) are not presently significant.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The most important conservation measure is the continued management of Mount Banahaw-San Cristobal National Park. There is also a need for continued monitoring of the population status of this species given that it is known only from this site.

Citation: Arvin Diesmos, Angel Alcala, Rafe Brown, Leticia Afuang, Genevieve Gee, Katie Hampson, Mae Leonida Diesmos, Aldrin Mallari, Perry Ong, Dondi Ubaldo, Baldwin Gutierrez. 2004. Platymantis indeprensus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58462A11773013. . Downloaded on 31 May 2016.
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