Gracixalus carinensis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Gracixalus carinensis
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1893)
Kurixalus carinensis (Boulenger, 1893)
Philautus carinensis (Boulenger, 1893)
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6 (27 January 2014). New York, USA. Available at: (Accessed: 27 January 2014).

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.
Countries occurrence:
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.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

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. Gracixalus carinensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58827A11846976. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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