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Rhacophorus schlegelii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE

Scientific Name: Rhacophorus schlegelii
Species Authority: (Günther, 1858)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Yoshio Kaneko, Masafumi Matsui
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found on Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and other small islands in Japan.
Countries:
Native:
Japan
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in wetlands from hilly areas to lowland areas, especially in paddy fields. It breeds mainly in paddy fields.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this very widespread species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range includes several protected areas.
Citation: Yoshio Kaneko, Masafumi Matsui 2004. Rhacophorus schlegelii. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 April 2014.
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