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Allobates sumtuosus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA AROMOBATIDAE

Scientific Name: Allobates sumtuosus
Species Authority: (Morales, 2002)
Synonym(s):
Colostethus sumtuosus Morales, 2002
Taxonomic Notes: Assessors at the Amazon GAA workshop in Brazil raised questions as to the taxonomic validity of this species, but Morales (pers. comm.) is convinced that it is a valid species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Antonio Salas
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainty as to its taxonomic status.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs to the north of the left bank of the Amazon River and the Rio Trombetas drainage, in Pará State, Brazil, and in the drainages of the Amazon and Maranon Rivers in Loreto, Peru.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil; Peru
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information on the population status of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no information on its habitat and ecology, although the larvae presumably develop in water.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species occurs in at least two protected areas in Peru.

Citation: Antonio Salas 2004. Allobates sumtuosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 27 August 2014.
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