Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dendrobatidae

Scientific Name: Colostethus ramirezi
Species Authority: Rivero & Serna, 2000
Taxonomic Notes: There is taxonomic confusion surrounding this species (Grant and Lynch pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Taran Grant, John Lynch
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, as well as an absence of information on its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the region of the type locality, Calles, in the municipality of Urrao in Antioquia Department, Colombia, from 1,300-1,400m asl.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: Its population status is unknown.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Nothing is known regarding its habitat and ecology, and no details are given in the original description, but the larvae are likely to develop in streams.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Taxonomic research is needed to determine the validity of this species.

Citation: Taran Grant, John Lynch. 2004. Colostethus ramirezi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55139A11259491. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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