Hylarana persimilis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ranidae

Scientific Name: Hylarana persimilis (van Kampen, 1923)
Common Name(s):
English Sumatra Frog
Rana persimilis van Kampen, 1923
Sylvirana persimilis van Kampen 1923
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2016. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (31 March 2016). New York, USA. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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 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 Laut Tadder, in Aceh Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. It is presumably a lowland species.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population:It is known only known from the holotype, which was collected sometime before 1923. The lack of subsequent records is probably due to limited herpetological survey work within its range.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The type specimen was collected along the edge of a lake, and this species presumably breeds in water.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known from any protected areas, though the type locality is close to Gunung Leuser National Park.

Citation: Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni. 2004. Hylarana persimilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58693A11813458. . Downloaded on 25 March 2018.
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