Rhacophorus modestus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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
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 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.
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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 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 September 2015.
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