Rhacophorus barisani 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Rhacophorus barisani
Species Authority: Harvey, Pemberton and Smith, 2002

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species has been collected from Bukit Kaba, Bengkulu, in Sumatra, Indonesia, at 1,440m asl.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It is known only from the type series, so there is no information regarding its population status.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The type series was found along a stream trickling through tall upper montane forest. Adults were found calling from vegetation 1.3-2.0m above deep pools where the stream flowed down a steep basaltic slope, Foam nests were found floating on the water.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The specific threats to this species are not known, although it is likely to be impacted by forest loss caused by smallholder farming, small-scale subsistence collection of wood, and increasing human settlement.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if the species occurs in protected areas.

Citation: Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni. 2004. Rhacophorus barisani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58978A11864106. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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