Rhacophorus monticola


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Rhacophorus monticola
Species Authority: Boulenger, 1896

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened 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)
Listed as Near Threatened because its Extent of Occurrence is probably not much greater than 20,000 km2, and the extent and quality of its habitat are probably declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from south-western and central Sulawesi, in Indonesia, where it is found above 1,000m asl. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest.
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Population [top]

Population: It is relatively common.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in montane forest, including disturbed forest, and breeds in streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The principal threat to its habitat is encroaching smallholder farming.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species occurs in Gunung Lombobatang Natural Reserve.

Citation: Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Rhacophorus monticola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 30 March 2015.
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