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Philautus disgregus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE

Scientific Name: Philautus disgregus
Species Authority: Inger, 1989

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun, Mumpuni
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Endangered, in view of its extent of occurrence of less than 5,000 km2, with all individuals in no more than five locations, and a continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from two sites, one in Sabah (Danum Valley) and one in Sarawak (Sungei Pesu), in Borneo, Malaysia. It has been recorded at elevations up to 300m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Malaysia
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is unknown.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It has been recorded only in primary, lowland rainforest. Breeding is by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The clear-cutting of lowland forest is the most serious threat to this species at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Although it has been recorded in Danum Valley National Park, more effective protection of remaining lowland forests in Borneo is essential.

Citation: Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun, Mumpuni 2004. Philautus disgregus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 November 2014.
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