Centrolene acanthidiocephalum


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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
Needs updating
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)
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.
Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

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 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 29 August 2015.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided