Philautus umbra 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Philautus umbra
Species Authority: Dring, 1987

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
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)
Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from only a single location.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from Gunung Mulu National Park in northern Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia, at elevations of 900-1,300m asl.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information on the population status of this species.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The original series was found in submontane forest. Males were calling from near ground level up to 2m above the ground. It breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are currently no major threats to the species since its habitat is relatively well protected. However, its restricted range makes it particularly vulnerable to stochastic threatening processes.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its known range is wholly within Gunung Mulu National Park, which is also a World Heritage Site. Directed surveys are needed to determine and monitor the population status of this species.

Citation: Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun, Mumpuni. 2004. Philautus umbra. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58930A11858469. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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