Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Bufonidae

Scientific Name: Truebella skoptes
Species Authority: Graybeal and Cannatella, 1995

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ariadne Angulo, César Aguilar Puntriano, Ulrich Sinsch, Edgar Lehr, Daniel Neira
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality, 5km south-west of Comas, in Junin Department, in the Andes of central Peru, at 3,283m asl. It probably occurs more widely.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is unknown.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It presumably lives in puna (high-elevation grassland).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no direct information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Ariadne Angulo, César Aguilar Puntriano, Ulrich Sinsch, Edgar Lehr, Daniel Neira. 2004. Truebella skoptes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54891A11210602. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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