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Philautus microdiscus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE

Scientific Name: Philautus microdiscus
Species Authority: (Annandale, 1912)
Common Name(s):
English Kobo Bubble-nest Frog
Synonym(s):
Rhacophorus microdiscus Annandale, 1912

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta
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 Abor Hills in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. The exact area within the Arbor Hills is not known, and so attempts to map its distribution can only be considered as approximate. This is a lowland species present at altitudes below 100m asl.
Countries:
Native:
India
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Population [top]

Population: Its population status is unknown, and there have been no records since it was first described.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is a poorly known species associated with tropical moist forest. It presumably breeds by direct development, like most other species in the genus, but this requires confirmation.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known whether or not this species occurs in any protected areas.

Citation: Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta 2004. Philautus microdiscus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 September 2014.
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