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Rhacophorus depressus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE

Scientific Name: Rhacophorus depressus
Species Authority: Ahl, 1927
Taxonomic Notes: This taxon is a nomen dubium and is incertae sedis, and should probably be placed within the family Ranidae.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity as well as absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the holotype and one paratype, and is said to come from Java, Indonesia. However, examination of the holotype has cast doubt as to the likelihood of it having an Asian origin (Iskandar pers. comm.).
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Population [top]

Population: It is known only from the holotype and one paratype.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The habitat requirements of this species are not known. It is likely to breed in water by larval development, like other members of the genus.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its taxonomic validity and locality of origin need to be determined.

Citation: Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Rhacophorus depressus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 October 2014.
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