Allobates crombiei


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Allobates crombiei
Species Authority: (Morales, 2002)
Colostethus crombiei Morales, 2002
Taxonomic Notes: The assessors at the Amazon GAA workshop in Brazil 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: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Ulisses Caramaschi
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, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from the region of Alta Mira do Xingu, in Para State, Brazil, at 10m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is not known.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in lowland primary and secondary rainforest. The eggs are laid on land and when hatched the parents carry the larvae on their backs to water where they develop further. It is adaptable to some habitat modification.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Clear-cutting of the forest, and forest fires are major threats to this species' habitat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research is needed to determine the taxonomic status of this species.

Citation: Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Ulisses Caramaschi 2004. Allobates crombiei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 01 April 2015.
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