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Theloderma phrynoderma

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE

Scientific Name: Theloderma phrynoderma
Species Authority: (Ahl, 1927)
Taxonomic Notes: Taylor (1962) appeared to doubt the placement of this species in Theloderma (although his argument is confused by reference to the genus Phrynoderma).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Peter Paul van Dijk, Guinevere Wogan
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
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 Thao, in central Myanmar (Bourret 1942).
Countries:
Native:
Myanmar
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Population [top]

Population: It has not been recorded since the two type specimens were collected sometime before 1927, so its current population status is unknown. The lack of subsequent records is probably related to an absence of herpetological work within its range.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The habitat requirements and breeding biology of this species are not known, although it presumably breeds by larval development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Basic biological information about the species (taxonomic re-assessment, distribution, habitat, abundance) is needed before realistic conservation measures can be contemplated.

Citation: Peter Paul van Dijk, Guinevere Wogan 2004. Theloderma phrynoderma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 October 2014.
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