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Hyalinobatrachium aureoguttatum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA CENTROLENIDAE

Scientific Name: Hyalinobatrachium aureoguttatum
Species Authority: (Barrera-Rodriguez & Ruíz-Carranza, 1989)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-09-29
Assessor(s): Frank Solís, Roberto Ibáñez, César Jaramillo, Querube Fuenmayor, Fernando Castro, Taran Grant
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 probably not much greater than 20,000 km2, and its habitat is in decline, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.
History:
2004 Near Threatened

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from the departments of Valle del Cauca, Risaralda, Chocó and Antioquia on the western flank of the western Andes, in Colombia, between 45 and 1,570m asl, from the provinces of Esmeralda and Imbabura, in Ecuador, and from the eastern cordilleras in the south-west of Darién Province in Panama.
Countries:
Native:
Colombia; Ecuador (Ecuador (mainland)); Panama
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Population [top]

Population: It is a very common species.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in lowland primary and secondary rainforests, and sub-Andean forests, on vegetation next to streams. It lays its eggs on the lower surface of leaves and when hatched the larvae fall into the stream below.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Localized threats to this species are habitat fragmentation and loss due to the expansion of agriculture, including the cultivation of illegal crops, and water pollution.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range includes Parque Nacional de Las Orquídeas and Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali in Colombia, and Parque Nacional Darién in Panama.

Citation: Frank Solís, Roberto Ibáñez, César Jaramillo, Querube Fuenmayor, Fernando Castro, Taran Grant 2010. Hyalinobatrachium aureoguttatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 October 2014.
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