Rhacophorus taronensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Rhacophorus taronensis Smith, 1940
Taxonomic Notes: It is likely that Rhacophorus gongshanensis from southwestern Yunnan Province, China, is a synonym of this species (Wilkinson and Rao 2004).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Peter Paul van Dijk, Guinevere Wogan
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 a single specimen from Patsarlandam, northern Myanmar, close to the Chinese border (Smith 1940).
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Population [top]

Population:It has not been recorded since it was first collected in 1937-39, so its population status is unknown. Results from recent surveys of the type locality are not yet available (Wogan pers. comm.).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The habitat requirements of this species are not known. It presumably breeds in water by larval development, like most other members of its genus.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its type locality is within Hkakabo Razi National Park. Further research might be required to resolve its taxonomic status.

Citation: Peter Paul van Dijk, Guinevere Wogan. 2004. Rhacophorus taronensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59023A11871032. . Downloaded on 24 June 2018.
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