Rhaebo lynchi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Bufonidae

Scientific Name: Rhaebo lynchi Mueses-Cisneros, 2007
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2016. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (31 March 2016). New York, USA. Available at:
Taxonomic Notes: Rhaebo lynchi differs from other congeners by a combination of morphological features (Mueses-Cisneros, 2007).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Jonh Jairo Mueses-Cisneros
Reviewer(s): Ariadne Angulo and Simon Stuart
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little known about its extent of occurrence, area of occupancy, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Rhaebo lynchi is only known from the type locality, Vereda “El Chuscal”, boundaries with Caicedo, Urrao, Antioquia, Colombia (Mueses-Cisneros, 2007).
Countries occurrence:
Colombia (Colombia (mainland))
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):2585
Upper elevation limit (metres):2585
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Population [top]

Population:The species is only known from a single specimen, the holotype.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The holotype was captured in primary forest, under logs during a rainy season. The female has a mass of pale eggs and convoluted oviducts (Mueses-Cisneros, 2007).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats are known for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are known for this species. Surveys are needed in the type locality to determine whether it is still present there (the holotype was collected in 1972)(Mueses-Cisneros, pers. com. 2008).

Citation: Jonh Jairo Mueses-Cisneros. 2008. Rhaebo lynchi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136106A4237642. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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