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Colostethus imbricolus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA DENDROBATIDAE

Scientific Name: Colostethus imbricolus
Species Authority: Silverstone, 1975

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Wilmar Bolívar, Taran Grant
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 Alto del Buey area, in the Pacific lowlands of Choco Department, Colombia, between 200 and 300m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Colombia
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Population [top]

Population: It appears not to be common. There has been very little recent information on this species, although it was collected in 2002.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives on the ground next to streams in lowland forest, and it has not been found in degraded areas. There are no data regarding its reproduction, but it presumably breeds in streams, like other members of its genus.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats are deforestation for agricultural development (including illegal crops), logging, and human settlement, and pollution resulting from the spraying of illegal crops.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Wilmar Bolívar, Taran Grant 2004. Colostethus imbricolus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 December 2014.
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