Vitreorana oyampiensis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Vitreorana oyampiensis
Species Authority: (Lescure, 1975)
Common Name/s:
English Zidok Cochran Frog
French Cochranelle des oyampis
Centrolenella ametarsia (Lescure, 1975)
Centrolenella ametarsia (Lescure, 1975)
Centrolenella oyampiensis Lescure, 1975
Cochranella oyampiensis (Lescure, 1975)
Taxonomic Notes: Cochranella ametarsia is considered to be a junior synonym of Cochranella oyampiensis (Guayasamin et al., 2008).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-09-29
Assessor/s: Enrique La Marca, Robert Reynolds
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
2004 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in eastern Venezuela (one locality in Gran Sabana, estado Bolívar), southern Guyana, Suriname, all of French Guiana, central Amazonian Brazil (where it is known from only one area) (Lescure and Marty, 2001), Colombia (Amazonas department), and Ecuador (provinces of Orellana and Sucumbíos) (Guayasamin et al., 2006, 2008). It has been recorded from 90-900m asl.
Brazil; Colombia (Colombia (mainland)); Ecuador (Ecuador (mainland)); French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs alongside rivers, on leaves and branches of overhanging vegetation. It is an explosive breeder. It has been found in disturbed areas near streams (secondary forest and degraded habitats), and is apparently relatively adaptable to human disturbance.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Forest fragmentation, clear-cut logging and agriculture are only localized threats to the species' habitat and at present there are no major threats to the species overall.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Several protected areas are within the range of this species.
Citation: Enrique La Marca, Robert Reynolds 2010. Vitreorana oyampiensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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