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Ranitomeya flavovittata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA DENDROBATIDAE

Scientific Name: Ranitomeya flavovittata
Species Authority: (Schulte, 1999)
Synonym/s:
Dendrobates flavovittatus Schulte, 1999
Ranitomeya flavovittatus Schulte, 1999
Taxonomic Notes: There is significant taxonomic confusion surrounding this species, and it is not clear that it represents a valid taxon. It is known only from the unclear type locality (Jungfer pers comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo, Karl-Heinz Jungfer
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 doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species' range is not known. It is possible that it was collected from a small region in the Ucayali drainage in Loreto Department, Peru, but this is not certain and no map can be produced for this species.
Countries:
Native:
Peru
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Population [top]

Population: There is nothing known about the population status of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is presumed to occur in lowland tropical moist forest. It probably breeds by larval development, but it is not known where the adults deposit the larvae.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species possibly occurs in the Reserva Comunal Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo, but this requires further investigation. It is also not clear that it represents a valid taxon, so further taxonomic research is required to resolve this confusion.
Citation: Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo, Karl-Heinz Jungfer 2004. Ranitomeya flavovittata. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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