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Cochranella nola

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA CENTROLENIDAE

Scientific Name: Cochranella nola
Species Authority: Harvey, 1996
Taxonomic Notes: This species is sympatric with Hyalinobatrachium bergeri (Lötters and Köhler 2000).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Near Threatened because its Extent of Occurrence is possibly not much greater than 20,000 km2, and the extent and quality of its habitat are probably declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from Santa Cruz Department, at the foot of the slopes of the Bolivian Andes. Records are from El Fuerte, Florida Province, at 1,600m asl, and La Hoyada and Mataracu, Ichilo Province, from 500-1,750m asl (Köhler 2000a; Lötters and Köhler 2000). It almost certainly occurs more widely.
Countries:
Native:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population: Köhler (2000a) points out that if the environmental conditions are suitable it is easy to observe and is abundant.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It can be found in wet montane forest and in peri-Andean forests, specifically in Amazonian forests, in semi-humid montane forest, and in Yungas forest (De la Riva et al. 2000). It is an arboreal species that can be observed perching on wet sites next to streams (Köhler 2000a; Lötters and Köhler 2000). Egg clutches are deposited on rocks in streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water pollution from agriculture is a major threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range includes Parque Nacional Amboró.

Citation: Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler 2004. Cochranella nola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 December 2014.
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