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Amphibia > Anura > Ranidae > Amolops

Amolops viridimaculatus (Jiang, 1983) – Dahaoping Cascade Frog

Taxonomic Notes:

This is also known as Dahaoping Sucker frog.

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
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Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is uncommon. It inhabits inland wetlands and montane forests of China, Vietnam, and India (mainly in Nagaland) at elevations ranging between 1,400 - 2,350m asl. Currently, in Myanmar, its existence is uncertain.

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)

According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining, and its current population size is unknown. Its Area of Occupancy is almost 2,000 sq km. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to agriculture, dam building, and other human encroachments like logging.

References:

Annemarie Ohler, Steven Swan, Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong. 2004. Amolops viridimaculatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58229A11753653.
https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58229A11753653.en. Accessed on 25 November 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R. 2020. Amolops viridimaculatus (Jiang, 1983) – Dahaoping Cascade Frog. Gosavi, N., A. Khandekar, A. Bayani, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Amphibians of India, v. 1.05. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.indianamphibians.org/sp/528/Amolops-viridimaculatus
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