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Rhacophorus modestus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE

Scientific Name: Rhacophorus modestus
Species Authority: Boulenger, 1920

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 the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from Kerinci, on Sumatra, Indonesia. It is presumably a montane species, and occurs above 700m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Indonesia
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Population [top]

Population: There have been no records since it was first described from five specimens, so its population status is unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The type locality is montane forest, and this species is likely to breed in slow-flowing streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information on specific threats to it, although habitat loss is taking place on the lower montane slopes as a result of smallholder farming and small-scale subsistence collection of wood.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The type locality is in Kerinci Seblat National Park.

Citation: Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Rhacophorus modestus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 December 2014.
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