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Allobates sanmartini

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA AROMOBATIDAE

Scientific Name: Allobates sanmartini
Species Authority: (Rivero, Langone & Prigione, 1986)
Common Name(s):
Spanish Sapito Ninera De San Martin
Synonym(s):
Colostethus sanmartini Rivero, Langone & Prigione, 1986

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris, Jesús Manzanilla
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 extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from a single locality in Venezuelan Guyana: the village of Las Majadas, in Bolívar State, at the merging of the Caura and Orinoco Rivers. It has a very restricted range in a degraded environment, where it has been recorded from 100m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: It is known from only two specimens, so nothing is known about its population status.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in semi-deciduous forests. Its breeding habits are unknown, although larvae presumably develop in water, as with other species of the genus.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats to this species' habitat are agricultural development, both for crops and livestock, as well as infrastructure development for human settlements. Over-fishing is also a problem.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range does not include any protected areas.

Citation: Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris, Jesús Manzanilla 2004. Allobates sanmartini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 December 2014.
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