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Centrolene robledoi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA CENTROLENIDAE

Scientific Name: Centrolene robledoi
Species Authority: Ruíz-Carranza and Lynch, 1995

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat on the Central Cordillera of Colombia.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs north of the Cordillera Central in the department of Antioquia, on the eastern flanks of the Cordillera Central in the department of Risaralda, and on the western flank of the Cordillera Central in the department of Caldas, in Colombia. It has been recorded from 800-2,800m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Colombia
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs on vegetation next to streams in cloud forest. It lays its eggs on leaves, and when hatched the tadpoles drop in to the water below. It has also been recorded from secondary forests near water.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threat is habitat loss and degradation due to the expansion of agriculture, coupled with water source loss, and pollution from the fumigation of crops.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range includes Reserva Regional Bosques de Florencia in the department of Caldas.
Citation: Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo 2004. Centrolene robledoi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.
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