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Nanorana rostandi
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Nepal

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
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 is endemic to Nepal. It is known from Lac-Kutsab-Terna Tal (the type locality) and Royal Chitwan National Park. It has been recorded at elevations between 2,500 and 3,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is associated with high-altitude streams, springs, and other running waterbodies within forest and grassland habitats. There is no information available on larval habitat and ecology.

Population

It is generally considered to be a rare species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The main threat is loss of habitat due to subsistence wood collecting.

Conservation Actions

It has been recorded from Royal Chitwan National Park.

Citation

Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler 2004. Nanorana rostandi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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