Kurixalus hainanus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Rhacophoridae

Scientific Name: Kurixalus hainanus
Species Authority: (Zhao, Wang and Shi, 2005)
Rhacophorus cavirotris Liu, Hu, Fei and Huang,1973
Rhacophorus hainanus Zhao, Wang and Shi, 2005
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6 (27 January 2014). New York, USA. Available at: (Accessed: 27 January 2014).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Xie Feng, Jiang Jianping
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from 630-710m asl in three localities in Hainan Province, China: Mount Diaoluo in Lingshui County; Mount Jianfengling in Ledong County; and Bawangling in Changjiang County.
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population status of this species.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is known from forest, and is presumed to breed by larval development.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threats to this species are habitat loss and degradation arising from smallholder farming.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its known range is encompassed by Diaoluoshan, Jianfengling, and Bawangling Nature Reserves.

Citation: Xie Feng, Jiang Jianping. 2006. Kurixalus hainanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61891A12563071. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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