Allobates picachos


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Allobates picachos
Species Authority: (Ardila-Robayo, Acosta-Galvis & Coloma, 2000)
Allobates picacho (Ardila-Robayo, Acosta-Galvis & Coloma, 2000) [orth. error]
Colostethus picachos Ardila-Robayo, Acosta-Galvis & Coloma, 2000

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): María Cristina Ardila-Robayo, Jose Vicente Rueda
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from Parque Nacional Natural Cordillera Los Picachos, in the eastern Andean Cordillera, Caquetá Department, Colombia, at 1,600m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: It was abundant until 1998, and one visit in 2000 recorded several individuals. There have been no more survey visits to the site since then.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species lives on the forest floors of premontane humid forest. Its reproductive mode is not known, but the larvae presumably develop in streams.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species, which occurs in a guerrilla stronghold where there is little anthropogenic habitat disturbance.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Parque Nacional Natural Cordillera Los Picachos is the only protected area from which this species is currently known.

Citation: María Cristina Ardila-Robayo, Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Allobates picachos. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 02 April 2015.
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