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Limnonectes asperatus
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indonesia

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species has been found only in central and southern Kalimantan in Borneo, Indonesia, below 300m asl. It is likely to occur more widely than current records suggest.

Habitat and Ecology

It is known only from the floor of lowland rainforests, where it is associated with slow-flowing streams in which it is likely to breed by larval development.

Population

There is no information on its population status.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat to this species is habitat loss due to logging.

Conservation Actions

It has not been recorded from any protected areas. Effective preservation of lowland forest in Kalimantan is essential for the conservation of this species.

Citation

Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun, Mumpuni 2004. Limnonectes asperatus. In: IUCN 2013

 

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