Anomaloglossus ayarzaguenai


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Anomaloglossus ayarzaguenai
Species Authority: (La Marca, 1996)
Common Name(s):
Spanish Sapito Ninera De Ayarzaguena
Colostethus ayarzaguenai La Marca, 1996

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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 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 only from the type locality, in the central sector of Cerro Jaua, in Bolívar State (at 4° 49' 55"N; 64° 25' 54''W), in Venezuela, at 1,600m asl.
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: It is common on top of Cerro Jaua.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs on the margins of streams on top of tepui and in the surrounding forest. The breeding habits are unknown, although the larvae are presumably carried to streams to develop, like other species of the genus.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The only known population is protected within Parque Nacional Jaua-Sarisariñama.

Citation: Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Anomaloglossus ayarzaguenai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 29 March 2015.
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