Anomaloglossus guanayensis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Anomaloglossus guanayensis
Species Authority: (La Marca, 1997)
Common Name(s):
Spanish Sapito Ninera De Guanay
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)
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.
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. <>. Downloaded on 28 March 2015.
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