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Colostethus dysprosium

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA DENDROBATIDAE

Scientific Name: Colostethus dysprosium
Species Authority: Rivero & Serna, 2000
Taxonomic Notes: This form might be a synonym of another species (Lynch pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): John Lynch, Fernando Castro
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 doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality, Parque Nacional de Las Orquídeas, in the municipality of Urrao, in Antioquia Department, Colombia, from 1,300-1,400m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Colombia
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Population [top]

Population: Its population status is unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The details of its habitat and ecology are unknown, and there is no information given in the original description. The larvae are likely to develop in water.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is currently known only from a single protected area: Parque Nacional de Las Orquídeas. Taxonomic research is needed to determine the validity of this species.

Citation: John Lynch, Fernando Castro 2004. Colostethus dysprosium. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 December 2014.
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