|Scientific Name:||Elachistocleis surumu|
|Species Authority:||Caramaschi, 2010|
Elachistocleis ovalis (Schneider, 1799) [nomen dubium]
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Frost, D.R. 2013. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.6 (9 January 2013). Electronic Database. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html.|
Caramaschi (2010) considered Elachistocleis ovalis a nomen dubium associated to a species inquirenda (a species of doubtful identity requiring further investigation); biological populations in Brazil formerly associated to this name were reassigned to other species.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group,|
Listed as Data Deficient given that it has recently been described and there is little information on its extent of occurrence, population status, habitat requirements and threats.
Known from two localities within the Municipality of Pacaraima, Roraima, Brazil (Caramaschi 2010). This species has been found from the lowlands to 121 m altitude at Vila Surumu, Municipality of Pacaraima, Roraima, Brazil (Caramaschi 2010).
|Number of Locations:||2|
|Lower elevation limit (metres):||50|
|Upper elevation limit (metres):||121|
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There is no population status information currently available for this species.
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||
It inhabits lowland rainforests. Based on information from congeners it is presumed to be a fossorial species that can be found within leaf litter, breeds in ponds and has aquatic larvae (Toledo et al. 2011).
|Use and Trade:||
There are no reports of this species being utilized.
There is no information on major threats to this species.
No conservation actions are currently known for this species. More information is needed on this species' distribution, population status, natural history and threats.
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group,. 2013. Elachistocleis surumu. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T18435501A19809169. . Downloaded on 12 February 2016.|
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