Andinobates claudiae 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dendrobatidae

Scientific Name: Andinobates claudiae
Species Authority: (Jungfer, Lötters & Jörgens, 2000)
Dendrobates claudiae Jungfer, Lötters and Jörgens, 2000
Ranitomeya claudiae (Jungfer, Lötters and Jörgens, 2000)
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2015. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. New York, USA. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2015
Date Assessed: 2014-06-19
Assessor(s): IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Hobin, L.
Contributor(s): Jaramillo, C., Solís, F., Fuenmayor, Q. & Ibáñez, R.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Garcia Moreno, J.
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Data Deficient (DD)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is currently known only from Isla Loma Partida and Isla Popa in Bocas del Toro Province, Panama, where it is found from 5-140 m asl. It possibly has a larger range than is currently known.
Countries occurrence:
Lower elevation limit (metres): 5
Upper elevation limit (metres): 140
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population status of this species.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a terrestrial species of humid lowland forest. Eggs are deposited on the forest floor, and adults carry the larvae to phytotelms for their development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is part of the international pet trade, although it is not known how much of an impact this has on the species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The pet trade is a potential threat to this species, although current levels of exploitation are unclear.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Conservation Actions
It is listed on CITES Appendix II, but it has not been recorded from any protected areas. 

Research Needed
Further research is needed into its range and ecology, and its potential conservation measures.

Citation: IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2015. Andinobates claudiae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T55180A54344337. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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