Cochranella ramirezi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Centrolenidae

Scientific Name: Cochranella ramirezi Ruíz-Carranza and Lynch, 1991
Common Name(s):
English Ramirez's Cochran Frog
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: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Fernando Castro, Taran Grant, Erik Wild
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from three localities in Antioquia (at Las Orquideas) and Choco (at Opogado and Jurado) Departments on the western flank of the western Andes, between 20 and 820m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:It is an uncommon species, but there is not much known in general about its population status.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs in lowland rainforest on vegetation along streams. It is presumed to lay its eggs on the top of leaves and the larvae when hatched to drop into the stream below, like other species of the genus. This species is restricted to streams with good forest cover.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to it are minimal as one locality is in a well-protected area and the other known localities are forests that are currently not threatened by human activities.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range of this species includes Parque Nacional de Las Orquídeas.

Citation: Fernando Castro, Taran Grant, Erik Wild. 2004. Cochranella ramirezi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54984A11223770. . Downloaded on 20 September 2018.
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