Rulyrana adiazeta 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Centrolenidae

Scientific Name: Rulyrana adiazeta (Ruíz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991)
Common Name(s):
English Western Cochran Frog
Cochranella adiazeta (Ruíz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991)
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2016. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (31 March 2016). New York, USA. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Jose Vicente Rueda, Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
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 in the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs on the eastern slope of the Cordillera Oriental in Cundinamarca, Santander and Tolima Departments, Colombia, between 1,130 and 2,060m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:It is common, with several recent records.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs on vegetation next to streams in premontane humid forest; it also occurs in secondary forest. It lays its eggs on vegetation, and the tadpoles develop in water.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threat is habitat loss due to agricultural expansion (cattle ranching and crops).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in the Santuario de Fauna y Flora Guanentá Alto Río Fonce.

Citation: Jose Vicente Rueda, Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla. 2004. Rulyrana adiazeta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54943A11230272. . Downloaded on 18 November 2017.
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