Cochranella riveroi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Centrolenidae

Scientific Name: Cochranella riveroi (Ayarzaguena, 1992)
Common Name(s):
Spanish Ranita De Cristal De Rivero
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2016. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (31 October 2016). New York, USA Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from only a single location.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to Cerro Aracamuni, in Amazonas State, Venezuela, at an elevation of 1,600m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population:It is a rare species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It lives and reproduces (by larval development) within terrestrial bromeliads in montane forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no current major threats, but the restricted range of this species makes it vulnerable to threatening processes.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The population occurs in a Natural Monument within the Parque Nacional Serrania de la Neblina. There is a need for close population monitoring of this species given that it is known only from a single location.

Citation: Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris. 2004. Cochranella riveroi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54987A11224731. . Downloaded on 18 July 2018.
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