Hyloxalus ramosi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dendrobatidae

Scientific Name: Hyloxalus ramosi (Silverstone, 1971)
Common Name(s):
English Ramos' Rocket Frog
<i>Colostethus ramosi</i> Silverstone, 1971
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2016. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (31 March 2016). New York, USA. Available at:

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 the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from two locations: the type locality of San Rafael, in Antioquia Department, and from Caldas Department, both in Colombia, from 1,200-1,340m asl, and it might occur more widely.
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Population [top]

Population:It is probably an uncommon species, which is still only known from four specimens, with two collected at each of the two known localities.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It lives in the leaf-litter of forests, although the exact habitat is not known. Its breeding habits are unknown (although the larvae are likely to develop in streams).
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range does not include a protected area. More research into its extent of occurrence, ecological requirements and population status is needed.

Citation: Taran Grant, John Lynch. 2004. Hyloxalus ramosi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55140A11259793. . Downloaded on 21 June 2018.
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