|Scientific Name:||Rhacophorus georgii|
|Species Authority:||Roux, 1904|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Iskandar, D. & Mumpuni|
|Reviewer(s):||Chanson, J.S., Cox, N.A. & Stuart, S.N.|
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
|Range Description:||The type locality of this species is Tua Palutal, in Sulawesi, Indonesia, but this place cannot be located. Recent collections come from Buton Island in Indonesia. This species is confined to altitudes below 700 m asl.|
|Upper elevation limit (metres):||700|
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|Population:||It has been recorded as recently as 2002, and is considered rare on Buton Island.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is confined to lowland forest, and can probably also live in somewhat disturbed forest. Females have been found to contain 29–108 eggs (Gillespie et al. 2007). Foamy egg masses are attached to the trunks of trees, 1–3 cm above water-filled tree cavities and tadpoles have been found in these water-filled cavities (Gillespie et al. 2007).|
|Use and Trade:||
There are no reports of this species being utilized.
|Major Threat(s):||There is little information on direct threats to this species, but it is likely to be affected by habitat loss arising from smallholder farming and small-scale subsistence collection of wood.|
|Conservation Actions:||It probably occurs in Rawa Aopa Natural Reserve on Sulawesi.|
Gillespie, G.R., Anstis, M., Howard, S.D. and Lockie, D. 2007. Description of the tadpole of the Rhacophorid frog Rhacophorus georgii Roux (Rhacophoridae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Journal of Herpetology 41(1): 150-153.
Iskandar, D.T. and Tjan, K.N. 1985. The amphibians and reptiles of Sulawesi, with notes on the distribution and chromosomal number of frogs. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Eastern Indonesian-Australian Vertebrate Fauna: 39-45.
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.
IUCN. 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2009.2). Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 3 November 2009).
|Citation:||Iskandar, D. & Mumpuni. 2009. Rhacophorus georgii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T58996A11857391. . Downloaded on 03 May 2016.|
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