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Philautus aurifasciatus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE

Scientific Name: Philautus aurifasciatus
Species Authority: (Schlegel, 1837)
Taxonomic Notes: The population on Sumatra probably belongs to an undescribed species (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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 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 species occurs above 900m asl on Java and Sumatra in Indonesia.
Countries:
Native:
Indonesia
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits primary submontane and montane forests, and is not found outside forests. Adults are often found on shrubs. It breeds by direct development, laying eggs in tree holes.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is affected by forest loss locally but remains common through most of its range.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several protected areas.
Citation: Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Philautus aurifasciatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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