|Scientific Name:||Boophis blommersae|
|Species Authority:||Glaw & Vences, 1994|
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Frost, D.R. 2015. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. New York, USA. Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Nussbaum, R., Raxworthy, C.J. & Glaw, F.|
|Reviewer(s):||Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S. & Cox, N.A.|
Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, it is known from fewer than ten locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in northern Madagascar.
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|Range Description:||This species occurs at Montagne d'Ambre in northern Madagascar, and further south in the general vicinity of Tsaratanana. Other rainforest areas of northern Madagascar might also harbour this species. Its recorded altitudinal range is 500-900m asl.|
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|Population:||It is a very common species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is a species of humid rainforest, surviving only in slightly modified habitats. It breeds in streams.|
|Major Threat(s):||Its forest habitat is receding due to subsistence agriculture (including livestock grazing), timber extraction, charcoal manufacture, the spread of invasive eucalyptus, and expanding human settlements.|
|Conservation Actions:||It occurs in Parc National de Montagne d'Ambre and Réserve Naturelle Intégrale du Tsaratanana.|
D'Cruze, N., Köhler, J., Franzen, M. and Glaw, F. 2008. A conservation assessment of the amphibians and reptiles of the Foret d'Ambre Special Reserve, Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation and Development 3(1): 44-54.
Glaw, F. and Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Second Edition. Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig, Bonn.
Glaw, F. and Vences, M. 2007. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Third Edition. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Cologne.
Glaw, F., Vences, M., Andreone, F. and Vallan, D. 2001. Revision of the Boophis majori group (Amphibia: Ranidae: Rhacophorinae) from Madagascar, with description of five new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society: 495-529.
IUCN. 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 5 October 2008).
|Citation:||Nussbaum, R., Raxworthy, C.J. & Glaw, F. 2008. Boophis blommersae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T57392A11619698. . Downloaded on 04 May 2016.|
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