Ranitomeya vanzolinii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Ranitomeya vanzolinii
Species Authority: (Myers, 1982)
Dendrobates vanzolinii Myers, 1982

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Javier Icochea
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 fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species' geographic range includes east-central Peru (Huanuco, Pasco and Ucayali Departments) and adjacent Brazil. It has not yet been recorded from Bolivia, but is expected to occur there. It has an altitudinal range of below 300m asl.
Brazil; Peru
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Population [top]

Population: It is not a common species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a terrestrial species of lowland tropical moist forest. Breeding takes place in small tree holes, tadpoles are carried to water by the parents. It is not known if it can occur in secondary or modified habitats.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats, a widespread species with large areas of suitable protected habitat remaining. In Brazil there is localized forest conversion for agricultural purposes. There is possibly some illegal trade in this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Within Brazil there are a number of protected areas (conservation units) present within its range.
Citation: Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Javier Icochea 2004. Ranitomeya vanzolinii. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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