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Rana sakuraii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RANIDAE

Scientific Name: Rana sakuraii
Species Authority: T. Matsui and M. Matsui, 1990
Common Name(s):
English Stream Brown Frog

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Yoshio Kaneko, Masafumi Matsui
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, 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 Japanese endemic species is distributed in central Honshu in Kinki District and western Kanto District. It occurs up to 1,000m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Japan
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Population [top]

Population: More information is needed.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in forests in montane areas, and breeds in streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range includes several protected areas.

Citation: Yoshio Kaneko, Masafumi Matsui 2004. Rana sakuraii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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