Kurixalus carinensis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Kurixalus carinensis
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1893)
Philautus carinensis (Boulenger, 1893)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Peter Paul van Dijk, Steven Swan
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from three nearby localities in Karen State in eastern Myanmar (Bourret 1942; Bossuyt and Dubois 2001), but it has not been recorded in Myanmar since it was first described. It was recorded twenty years ago in Thailand from Doi Inthanon National Park in Chiang Mai Province, and was recently confirmed from Fan Si Pan in northern Viet Nam (Ohler et al. 2000). In Thailand this species has been recorded at 1,300m asl, and in Viet Nam it was recorded from 1,250-2,000m asl.
Myanmar; Thailand; Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: Its population status is unknown. It has not been recorded from the type locality in Myanmar since it was first described, and there have been no recent herpetological surveys of the area.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: In Thailand this species was collected from tropical moist submontane forest. In Viet Nam it was recorded in lower and upper montane forest. It breeds beside small streams, presumably by larval development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threat to this species is habitat loss and degradation arising from agricultural development.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It has been recorded from Doi Inthanon National Park in Thailand, and from Hoang Lien Son National Park in Viet Nam.

Citation: Peter Paul van Dijk, Steven Swan 2004. Kurixalus carinensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 31 August 2015.
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