Philautus aurifasciatus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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)
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.
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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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 02 April 2015.
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