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Anomaloglossus baeobatrachus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA AROMOBATIDAE

Scientific Name: Anomaloglossus baeobatrachus
Species Authority: (Boistel & de Massary, 1999)
Synonym/s:
Colostethus baeobatrachus Boistel & de Massary, 1999
Taxonomic Notes: It is uncertain how to apply this name to animals from outside French Guiana, and so its taxonomic status is very confused.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainty as to its taxonomic status.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is reported to range through French Guiana and adjacent Suriname, south to the Manaus area of Brazil. However, there is serious uncertainty as to what species is covered by this name, and attempts to map its range at this stage should be regarded as provisional.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil; French Guiana; Suriname
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Population [top]

Population: It is reportedly reasonably common in French Guiana.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in the leaf-litter of forests, where it lays its eggs on land, and the larvae are then carried to water to develop further.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats, and it occurs widely in an area of minimal human impact.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species presumably occurs in several protected areas. Its taxonomic status is very confused, so further taxonomic research is required to resolve this.
Citation: Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher 2004. Anomaloglossus baeobatrachus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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