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Centrolene acanthidiocephalum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA CENTROLENIDAE

Scientific Name: Centrolene acanthidiocephalum
Species Authority: Ruíz-Carranza and Lynch, 1989

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): María Cristina Ardila-Robayo, Jose Vicente Rueda
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in Santuario de Fauna y Flora Guanentá Alto Río Fonce, Río Cañaverales, and along Río Luisito, Santander Department, Colombia, from 1,700-2,000m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Colombia
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Population [top]

Population: It was known to be common at least until 1987. Since then, no survey work has been conducted for this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs on vegetation next to running streams in cloud forest. The eggs are laid on the vegetation, and the larvae develop in the streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: One of the places in which it occurs (Santuario de Fauna y Flora Guanentá Alto Río Fonce) is a protected area.

Citation: María Cristina Ardila-Robayo, Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Centrolene acanthidiocephalum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 November 2014.
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