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Strabomantis aramunha

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA CRAUGASTORIDAE

Scientific Name: Strabomantis aramunha
Species Authority: Cassimiro, Verdade & Rodrigues, 2008

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2009-05-04
Assessor(s): Cassimiro, J.
Reviewer(s): Hoffmann, M. & Angulo, A.
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Strabomantis aramunha is currently only known from the vicinity of Mucugê municipality, Serra do Sincorá, Espinhaço range, state of Bahia, Brazil (Cassimiro et al. 2008). Its known elevational range is between 942-1,207 m asl (Cassimiro et al. 2008). It may possibly occur more widely.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil (Bahia)
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Population [top]

Population: This species would appear to be rare, but this may be due to the fact that it is not easy to find it (J. Cassimiro pers comm. 2009). Further data are needed to determine its population status.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Individuals of this species have been found at night, motionless on exposed rock outcrops in the "campos rupestres" (high altitude rocky open grasslands) environment of Serra do Sincorá, Espinhaço mountain range (Cassimiro et al. 2008).
Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

There are no reports of this species being utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s):

No threats are currently known for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

This species is known to occur within Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina (J. Cassimiro pers. comm. 2009).


Citation: Cassimiro, J. 2009. Strabomantis aramunha. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 December 2014.
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