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Anomaloglossus guanayensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA AROMOBATIDAE

Scientific Name: Anomaloglossus guanayensis
Species Authority: (La Marca, 1997)
Common Name(s):
Spanish Sapito Ninera De Guanay
Synonym(s):
Colostethus guanayensis La Marca, 1997

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris
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 uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality, stated to be "Alto río Parguaza, Serranía de Guanay (5° 55'N; 66° 23'W)" (La Marca 1996) in Amazonas State, Venezuela, from 1,650-1,800m asl. It is suspected to have a wider distribution.
Countries:
Native:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: This is a common species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a diurnal, terrestrial inhabitant of tropical rainforest. Males were found calling from shaded spots along a rocky stream. Its breeding habits are unknown, although the larvae are likely to develop in streams, as with other species of the genus.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range includes Monumento Natural Los Tepuyes.

Citation: Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Anomaloglossus guanayensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 December 2014.
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