Nanorana ercepeae
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Nepal

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


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from western Nepal, from 2,200-2,600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is associated with stream habitats in upland temperate rainforests. There is little information on larval habitats, although it is presumed that larvae also occur in stream habitats.


It has a restricted range and is considered to be rare.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The main threats to this species are the degradation and destruction of its habitat as a result of small-scale agricultural development, and wood extraction.

Conservation Actions

It has been recorded from Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve and Royal Chitwan National Park.


Annemarie Ohler, Tej Kumar Shrestha, Sushil Dutta 2004. Nanorana ercepeae. In: IUCN 2014


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