Adelphobates galactonotus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dendrobatidae

Scientific Name: Adelphobates galactonotus
Species Authority: (Steindachner, 1864)
Dendrobates galactonotus Steindachner, 1864
Dendrobates galactonotus Steindachner, 1864

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-10-10
Assessor(s): Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Marinus Hoogmoed
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Least Concern (LC)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in the lowland forests of Pará, Maranhão and Tocantins states, Brazil. It probably occurs more widely, in particular between known sites.
Countries occurrence:
Brazil (Pará, Tocantins)
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Population [top]

Population: It is locally abundant.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in the leaf-litter of the tropical rainforest, and reproduction takes place in temporary pools. Eggs are laid on the ground and the tadpoles are carried to the water.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Forest conversion, logging, fire and the international pet trade are threats to this species. The populations in Tocantins state are threatened by hydroelectric development.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Conservation units are present within its range.

Citation: Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Marinus Hoogmoed. 2010. Adelphobates galactonotus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T55185A11253730. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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