Colostethus thorntoni


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Colostethus thorntoni
Species Authority: (Cochran and Goin, 1970)

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 uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from two localities in Antioquia Department, in the northern Cordillera Central, Colombia, between 1,480 and 2,270m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: Only a few specimens have been collected, and its population status is unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is presumably found beside streams in forest like other species of the genus. Its breeding habits are not known, but the larvae presumably develop in streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range of the species does not include any protected areas. More research into its extent of occurrence, ecological requirements and population status is needed, in particular to determine if its range extends beyond the two known localities.

Citation: Taran Grant, John Lynch 2004. Colostethus thorntoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 05 September 2015.
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