Rhinella gallardoi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Bufonidae

Scientific Name: Rhinella gallardoi (Carrizo, 1992)
Bufo gallardoi Carrizo, 1992

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Esteban Lavilla
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Restricted to a small portion of the montane forests of northwestern Argentina. Habitat degradation and destruction ongoing.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in Jujuy, Ledesma and Calilegua in Argentina from 1,000-1,700m asl.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population:It is a rare species, but it is nevertheless recorded on a regular basis.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is restricted to montane forests (Yungas). It occurs on the ground and reproduces in slow-flowing streams where the larvae also develop. Its tolerance to habitat disturbance is not known.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threats include selective logging and clear cutting of primary forests, the introduction of predatory fish (trout), and the alteration of watersheds.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some populations are protected in Parque Nacional Calilegua, which was created to preserve a representative part of the Yungas forest. Strengthened protection of this reserve, and expanded protection of other remaining habitat, is recommended.

Citation: Esteban Lavilla. 2004. Rhinella gallardoi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54646A11180796. . Downloaded on 18 September 2018.
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