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Rhacophorus hungfuensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE

Scientific Name: Rhacophorus hungfuensis
Species Authority: Liu and Hu, 1961
Synonym/s:
Polypedates hungfuensis (Liu and Hu, 1961)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Wu Guanfu, Ye Changyuan
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
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 Hongfoshan, in Dujiangyan Shi, Sichuan Province, and from Dayaoshan in Jinxiu County, Guangxi Province, China. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites. It has been recorded from 800-1,100m asl.
Countries:
Native:
China
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Population [top]

Population: It is known from only two locations.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found in hilly forested and shrubland areas, and breeds in stream-fed ponds.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats to it are agricultural development and logging, which lead to habitat loss and degradation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Part of the range of this species is within Dayaoshan National Nature Reserve and Dujiangyan Natural and Historical Heritage Reserve.
Citation: Wu Guanfu, Ye Changyuan 2004. Rhacophorus hungfuensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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