Rhacophorus dorsoviridis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Rhacophorus dorsoviridis
Species Authority: Bourret, 1937
Polypedates dorsoviridis (Bourret, 1937)
Rhacophorus schlegelii Bourret, 1937 subspecies dorsoviridis

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Annemarie Ohler, Steven Swan
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 Mount Fan Si Pan, in northern Viet Nam, from 1,600-2,100m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: It is reportedly common during breeding, although it has only been recorded once since it was first described over sixty years ago.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It was recorded from lower and upper montane evergreen forest, and was also observed breeding around a buffalo wallow in heavily degraded forest.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threats to this species are presumably encroachment of agriculture, and forest clearance through subsistence collection of wood.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its one known location is within Hoang Lien Son National Park.

Citation: Annemarie Ohler, Steven Swan. 2004. Rhacophorus dorsoviridis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58944A11860171. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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