The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Liuixalus romeri (Smith, 1953)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Chirixalus romeri (Smith, 1953); Philautus romeri Smith, 1953

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1953

Rediscovered in 1984

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Hong Kong

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Smith, M. A. (1953). Description of a new species of frog of the genus Philautus. Annales and Magazine of Natural History [1953]: 477-478.

 

Other references:

Chan Kin-fung, S., Ka-shing, C., Ching-yee, H., Fung-ngai, L., Wang-sze, T., Lau, M.W.-N. and Bogadek, A. 2005. A Field Guide to the Amphibians of Hong Kong. Friends of the Country Parks Cosmos Book Limited, Hong Kong.

Lau, M.W.N. 1998. Habitat Use by Hong Kong Amphibians, with Special Reference to the Ecology and Conservation of Philautus romeri. Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Michael Wai Neng Lau, Zhao Ermi. 2004. Liuixalus romeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58794A11830853. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58794A11830853.en. Downloaded on 05 February 2017.

https://news.mongabay.com/2017/02/bright-lights-big-city-tiny-frog-romers-tree-frog-survives-hong-kong/

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/3037030/romers-tree-frog-green-group-and-scientists

 

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