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Philautus ingeri

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE

Scientific Name: Philautus ingeri
Species Authority: Dring, 1987

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable 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 Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat in northwestern Borneo.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from three areas within submontane or montane sites in north-western Borneo (in Sabah and Sarawak (Malaysia) and in Brunei). It is present at elevations of 1,300-1,600m asl. It probably occurs a little more widely.
Countries:
Native:
Brunei Darussalam; 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: All three localities are within mossy montane forest. It is active at night, when temperatures are below 20°C, and males call from shrubs 1-4m above the ground. It is presumed to breed by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The known habitat of the species is fragmented and clear-cutting of the forest is a major threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is known from a number of protected areas including Gunung Mulu National Park and Gunung Kinabalu National Park, both of which are World Heritage Sites. Continued effective protection of forests above 1,000m asl is essential for the conservation of this species.

Citation: Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun, Mumpuni 2004. Philautus ingeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 July 2014.
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