Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dendrobatidae

Scientific Name: Silverstoneia erasmios
Species Authority: (Rivero & Serna, 2000)
Colostethus erasmios Rivero & Serna, 2000
Taxonomic Notes: This form is probably 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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): John Lynch, Fernando Castro
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 an absence of information on its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the municipalities of Frontino and Urrao, in Antioquia Department, Colombia, from 1,500-2,000m asl.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is unknown.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

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, although 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: Taxonomic research is needed to determine the validity of this species.

Citation: John Lynch, Fernando Castro. 2004. Silverstoneia erasmios. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55076A11235816. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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