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Papurana florensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ranidae

Scientific Name: Papurana florensis (Boulenger, 1897)
Common Name(s):
English Floresian Frog
Synonym(s):
Hylarana florensis (Boulenger, 1897)
Rana florensis Boulenger, 1897
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2017. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html.
Taxonomic Notes: This species might include Hylarana elberti (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, 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 known from Lombok, Sumbawa, and Flores in Indonesia. It is a lowland species.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Indonesia
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Population [top]

Population:It is an uncommon species, but there is only a little information known. There are a few recent records.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It lives in lowland dry forest and savannahs in wet areas, such as marshes and streams. It presumably breeds in water but there is no information.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information available on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It has not known whether or not it occurs in any protected areas.

Errata [top]

Errata reason: This species has been moved to the genus Papurana (previously Hylarana).

Citation: Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni. 2004. Papurana florensis (errata version published in 2016). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58598A89363354. . Downloaded on 20 April 2018.
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