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Allobates marchesianus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA AROMOBATIDAE

Scientific Name: Allobates marchesianus
Species Authority: (Melin, 1941)
Common Name/s:
Spanish Sapito Ninera Del Vaupes
Synonym/s:
Colostethus marchesianus (Melin, 1941)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Enrique La Marca, Claude Gascon
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in the eastern, central and upper Amazon Basin of Brazil, from Cerro Marahuaca in Amazonas state, Venezuela, in the lower Amazonian slopes of the Andes, Amazonas and Putumayo departments, Colombia and Peru, at 0-800m asl. The records in Venezuela might belong to a different, as yet undescribed species, but pending resolution they are included here.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil; Colombia; Peru; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: It is common, and the population is stable.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in secondary and old growth tropical rainforest on the forest floor. Reproduction occurs in small pools, the eggs are laid out of water and the tadpoles carried to the water.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Clear cutting, logging, forest conversion and fires are threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Several protected areas are present within its range.
Citation: Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Enrique La Marca, Claude Gascon 2004. Allobates marchesianus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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