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Rhacophorus arboreus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Rhacophorus arboreus
Species Authority: (Okada and Kawano, 1924)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Yoshio Kaneko, Masafumi Matsui
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This Japanese species is found on Honshu except Ibaragi Prefecture. It is also found on Sado Island. It is introduced to Izu Oshima and Niijima.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Japan
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Population [top]

Population:More information is needed.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs in forest from lowland to montane areas. It breeds on trees adjacent to ponds, paddy fields and other wetland areas.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Breeding sites of this species are designated as a natural monument by many local authorities. Its range includes several protected areas.

Citation: Yoshio Kaneko, Masafumi Matsui. 2004. Rhacophorus arboreus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58973A11863497. . Downloaded on 28 September 2016.
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