Chalcorana macrops 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ranidae

Scientific Name: Chalcorana macrops (Boulenger, 1897)
Hylarana macrops (Boulenger, 1897)
Rana macrops 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:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Near Threatened because its Extent of Occurrence is probably not much greater than 20,000 km2, and the extent and quality of its habitat are probably declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from central and northern Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is a lowland species, found from 900-1,000m asl, but probably occurs more widely than current records suggest.
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Population [top]

Population:It is an uncommon species and only a few specimens have been collected in recent years.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It lives along streams, in which it presumably breeds, in primary and secondary forests with a canopy.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threat to this species is the loss of its forest habitat due to smallholder farming. Water pollution due to agriculture is also a threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Much of its habitat is protected, and it occurs in Lore Lindu and Bogani-Nani-Wartabone National Parks.

Errata [top]

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

Citation: Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni. 2004. Chalcorana macrops (errata version published in 2016). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58654A89367500. . Downloaded on 20 June 2018.
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