Allobates cepedai


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Allobates cepedai
Species Authority: (Morales, 2002 "2000")
Colostethus cepedai Morales, 2000
Colostethus cepedai Morales, 2002
Taxonomic Notes: Assessors of the Andes GAA workshop in Ecuador raised questions as to the taxonomic validity of this species, but Morales (pers. comm.) is convinced that it is a valid species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-12-02
Assessor(s): Taran Grant
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity as well as absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.
2004 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality of Villavicencio, Meta, Colombia, although there are apparently records from Serranía de la Macarena (see Lynch, 2006).
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information on the population status of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no information on its habitat and ecology, although the larvae presumably develop in water.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if it occurs in a protected area.

Citation: Taran Grant 2010. Allobates cepedai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 01 September 2015.
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