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)
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:
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).

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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