Hylarana margariana 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ranidae

Scientific Name: Hylarana margariana Anderson, 1879
Rana margariana (Anderson, 1879 "1878")

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Peter Paul van Dijk, Guinevere Wogan
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from two specimens collected in 1875 "at a hill stream debouching [= flowing] into the Irrawady at the second defile [= narrow gorge]" (Anderson 1879) in the Myanmar-Yunnan Province (China) border region.
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Population [top]

Population:It has not been recorded again since it was first described, and results from recent surveys of the type locality are not yet available (Wogan pers. comm.).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:No further information is known regarding its habitat and ecology, other than that the type specimens came from a montane stream. This species presumably breeds by larval development.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The type locality is just outside Hkakabo Razi National Park in Myanmar. Taxonomic evaluation of this species, including comparison with other montane Chinese species, is needed.

Citation: Peter Paul van Dijk, Guinevere Wogan. 2004. Hylarana margariana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58661A11806393. . Downloaded on 20 September 2018.
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