Atelognathus ceii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Atelognathus ceii
Species Authority: Basso, 1998

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Alberto Veloso, Herman Núñez, Néstor Basso
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
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 known only from one locality, a 6 x 25m pool at La Tapera, Aysen Province, in southern Chile (at approximately 44° 00'S; 71° 57'W), although it is likely to occur more widely. Its altitudinal range is 450m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: It was collected from the type locality only in January and December 1995. At least two subsequent visits to the type locality occurred when the pool was dry and there were no frogs.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits steppe. Reproduction probably occurs in habitats such as pools or bogs.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known to occur in any protected areas.

Citation: Alberto Veloso, Herman Núñez, Néstor Basso 2004. Atelognathus ceii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 29 March 2015.
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