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Leptodactylus lauramiriamae 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Leptodactylidae

Scientific Name: Leptodactylus lauramiriamae Heyer and Crombie, 2005
Taxonomic Notes: Leptodactylus lauramiriamae is provisionally included in the genus Leptodactylus. It is differentiated from other species through a combination of morphological, myological and osteological features (Heyer and Crombie, 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Ariadne Angulo
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is only known from the type locality: north end of the town of Vilhena, km 16, 12 43' S, 60 07'W, state of Rondonia, Brazil (Heyer and Crombie, 2005).
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Brazil (Rondônia)
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Population [top]

Population:No population status is available for this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Leptodactylus lauramiriamae is known only from a single Cerrado enclave in a predominantly Amazonian rainforest landscape. Individuals of the species were found under trash within the cerrado habitat (Heyer and Crombie, 2005).
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats are known for this species. It appears to live in disturbed and degraded environments.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are known for this species.

Citation: Ariadne Angulo. 2008. Leptodactylus lauramiriamae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135998A4224329. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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