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Philautus cinerascens

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE

Scientific Name: Philautus cinerascens
Species Authority: (Stoliczka, 1870)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was resurrected from the synonymy of Ixalus lateralis by Bossuyt and Dubois (2001).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Peter Paul van Dijk, Annemarie Ohler
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality, the Ataran River, in Tenasserim, Myanmar.
Countries:
Native:
Myanmar
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information regarding its population status, as it is known only from the two or four type specimens collected in, or before, 1870 (Bossuyt and Dubois 2001).
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It presumably breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Examination of the type specimens is needed, to confirm this species' taxonomic validity. The type locality is close to the Western Forest Complex of Thailand, which is the largest surviving forest tract of Thailand, and which is comprised of a number of individual protected areas.

Citation: Peter Paul van Dijk, Annemarie Ohler 2004. Philautus cinerascens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 December 2014.
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