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Nanorana maculosa (Piebald Paa frog)

Synonyms: Chaparana maculosa; Paa maculosa; Rana maculosa

Wikipedia Abstract

Nanorana maculosa (common names: spotted paa frog, Piebald spiny frog) is a species of frog in the Dicroglossidae family. It is endemic to Yunnan, China. This rare frog inhabits forest streams. It is threatened primarily by collection for human consumption.Nanorana maculosa are relatively large frogs: males grow to a snout–vent length of about 86 mm (3.4 in) and females to 83 mm (3.3 in). Tadpoles are up to 46 mm (1.8 in) in length.
View Wikipedia Record: Nanorana maculosa

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Nanorana maculosa

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 12.96
EDGE Score: 4.72


Litters / Year [1]  1


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Northern Indochina subtropical forests China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Yunnan Plateau subtropical evergreen forests China Palearctic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Ailaoshan Nature Reserve V 332544 Yunnan, China  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No

Range Map



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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