|Scientific Name:||Kaloula macrocephala|
|Species Authority:||Bourret, 1942|
|Taxonomic Notes:||We follow Ohler (2003) in treating this as a species separate from Kaloula pulchra. Ohler (2003) also treated Kaloula aureata Nutphand, 1989, as a synonym of this species, but we follow Pauwels and Chérot (2006) in considering K. aureata to be a separate species.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Olivier Pauwels, Annemarie Ohler|
|Reviewer/s:||Simon Stuart, Neil Cox|
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its taxonomic status, extent of occurrence and ecological requirements.
|Range Description:||This species is known only from an unspecified location in "Tonkin", in northern Vietnam. Because of this lack of specificity, no distribution map is provided.|
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|Population:||This is an extremely poorly known species, and there is no information on its abundance.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Nothing is known of its ecological requirements. It presumably breeds in small pools by larval development.|
|Major Threat(s):||There is no information on threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is not known from any protected areas. Research is needed to clarify its taxonomic status, and, if it is a valid species, surveys are needed to determine its geographic distribution, abundance, ecological requirements, threats and conservation needs.|
Nutphand, W. 1989. Bull frogs or burrowing frogs. Thai Zoological Center, Bangkok 4(14): 1-10.
Ohler, A. 2003. Comments on a new book on the Amphibia of Thailand, with a tentative allocation of the figured species. Alytes 21: 100-102.
Pauwels, O S.G. and Chérot, F. 2006. Translation of the original description of Kaloula aureata Nutphand, 1989 (Anura: Microhylidae), with lectotype designation. Hamadryad 30: 172-175.
|Citation:||Olivier Pauwels, Annemarie Ohler 2008. Kaloula macrocephala. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 May 2013.|
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