Rhacophorus poecilonotus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Rhacophorus poecilonotus
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)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from West Sumatra, Indonesia. The type locality is Kerinci.
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Population [top]

Population: This seems to be a rare species, and until recently there were no records at the type locality since its discovery. It was rediscovered 200km to the north near Padang, above 1,000m asl, in 2001.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found in primary and secondary montane forest, and breeds in streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It might well be threatened by the clearance of its habitats for paddy fields, tea cultivation, and vegetable gardens.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It presumably occurs in Kerinci Seblat National Park.

Citation: Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Rhacophorus poecilonotus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 31 March 2015.
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