Hyalinobatrachium ibama 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Centrolenidae

Scientific Name: Hyalinobatrachium ibama Ruíz-Carranza & Lynch, 1998
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: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Jose Vicente Rueda, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat on the Eastern Cordillera of the Colombian Andes.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs on the western slopes of the Cordillera Oriental in Norte de Santander and Santander Departments, Colombia, between 1,600 and 2,050m asl. It probably occurs a little more widely than current records suggest.
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Population [top]

Population:It is common, and there are many recent records.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs in riparian habitats in old-growth forests. It lays its eggs on vegetation, and the tadpoles develop in streams.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss caused by agricultural expansion (cattle ranching, planting of illegal crops, and especially onion farming) is the main threat to this species. Pollution, resulting from the fumigation of illegal crops, is also a threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in Santuario de Fauna y Flora Guanentá, Alto Río Fonce and Area Natural Unica Los Estoraques.

Citation: Jose Vicente Rueda, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz. 2004. Hyalinobatrachium ibama. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55019A11240071. . Downloaded on 21 September 2018.
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