Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Bufonidae

Scientific Name: Rhinella cristinae
Species Authority: (Velez and Ruíz-Carranza, 2002)
Bufo cristinae Velez and Ruíz-Carranza, 2002

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Jose Vicente Rueda, Andrés Acosta-Galvis
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 discovered, 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 the type locality, La Pedrera, in Amazonas Province, Colombia, at 150m asl. It possibly occurs in neighbouring Brazil. Its distribution is not completely known because it has just been described.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It could be common near its type locality.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a terrestrial and diurnal species that lives in lowland rainforest and reproduces in slow-moving streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is apparently not threatened within its known range.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species might occur in Parque Nacional El Pure, but more research is needed into its distribution since this is poorly known at present.

Citation: Jose Vicente Rueda, Andrés Acosta-Galvis. 2004. Rhinella cristinae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54619A11175678. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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