|Scientific Name:||Leptobrachium gunungense|
|Species Authority:||Malkmus, 1996|
Leptobrachium gunungensis Malkmus, 1996
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun|
|Reviewer(s):||Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)|
Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from fewer than five locations
|Range Description:||This species is known only from Gunung Kinabalu in Borneo, Malaysia, where it has been recorded at elevations of 1,750-2,200m asl (Malkmus et al. 2002).|
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|Population:||It is generally an uncommon species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is a terrestrial species of montane tropical moist forest (inhabiting the transition zone between upper oak-chestnut and mossy forest). Adults can be found in leaf-litter, rock crevices, and in holes in the ground. Breeding takes place in streams.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats to the species at present. However, despite the presence of this species within a relatively well-managed protected area, there is always the potential risk of encroaching habitat loss.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is known only from Gunung Kinabalu National Park. There is a need for close monitoring of the population status of this species.|
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.
Malkmus, R. 1996. Leptobrachium gunungensis sp. N. (Anura: Pelobatidae) vom Mount Kinabalu, Nord Borneo. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin: 297-301.
Malkmus, R., Manthey, U., Vogel, G., Hoffmann, P. and Kosuch, J. 2002. Amphibians and reptiles of Mount Kinabalu (North Borneo). A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell, Liechtenstein.
|Citation:||Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun 2004. Leptobrachium gunungense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 March 2015.|
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