Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Kurixalus naso
Species Authority: (Annandale, 1912)
Polypedates naso (Annandale, 1912)
Rhacophorus naso Annandale, 1912
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6 (27 January 2014). New York, USA. Available at: (Accessed: 27 January 2014).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Sushil Dutta, Saibal Sengupta, Sabitry Bordoloi
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 from the states of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh in north-eastern India, where it has been recorded between 1,100 and 1,500m asl.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: Its population size is believed to be small.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is an arboreal species associated with tropical forest, shrubland and grasslands. Breeding takes place in small, temporary water pools.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threat to this species is deforestation, by both subsistence and commercial means.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It has been recorded from Dihang-Dibang Biosphere Reserve and Mouling National Park in Arunachal Pradesh. Recent field studies have been undertaken by Borah and Dutta (2001) and Bardoloi (2001). Its taxonomic status requires further investigation.

Citation: Sushil Dutta, Saibal Sengupta, Sabitry Bordoloi. 2004. Kurixalus naso. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58959A11862496. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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