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Colostethus poecilonotus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA DENDROBATIDAE

Scientific Name: Colostethus poecilonotus
Species Authority: Rivero, 1991

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo, Karl-Heinz Jungfer, Robert Reynolds
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality of "between Chachapoyas and Bagua Grande Alva, 500m asl, Amazonas Department, Peru" (Rivero 1991). It is not known if it ranges more widely than this.
Countries:
Native:
Peru
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Population [top]

Population: There is nothing known about its population status.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is a diurnal, terrestrial species, reported from moist lowland tropical forest, although it is not known if it was collected in primary or secondary forest, nor whether or not it can adapt to modified habitats. It is thought to be associated with stream habitats, where the larvae presumably develop.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threat to this species is habitat degradation: the type locality is highly disturbed by agricultural activities (including coffee plantations) and urbanization (establishment of settlements and townships).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is not currently known from any protected areas, although it might occur in the Bosque de Protección Alto Mayo (but further investigations are required to confirm this). There is a need to protect habitat remnants at the type locality.

Citation: Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo, Karl-Heinz Jungfer, Robert Reynolds 2004. Colostethus poecilonotus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 November 2014.
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