Philautus aurifasciatus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Philautus aurifasciatus (Schlegel, 1837)
Common Name(s):
English Java Bubble-nest Frog
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2017. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA Available at:
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
Needs updating
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.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

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.

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 2004: e.T58820A11845397. . Downloaded on 22 May 2018.
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