Raorchestes menglaensis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Raorchestes menglaensis
Species Authority: (Kou, 1990)
Philautus menglaensis Kou, 1990, in Zhao
Pseudophilautus menglaensis (Kou, 1990)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong
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 only from Zhushihe, in Mengla County in southern Yunnan Province, China, where it has been recorded from about 900m asl.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It is a very rare species, and fewer than ten specimens are known.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits streamside shrublands.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threat to this species is habitat destruction, which is ongoing in the region as a result of agricultural development and subsistence collection of wood.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in the buffer zone of Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve.

Citation: Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong. 2004. Raorchestes menglaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58872A11851331. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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