Ameerega pulchripecta 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dendrobatidae

Scientific Name: Ameerega pulchripecta
Species Authority: (Silverstone, 1976)
Ameerega pulchripectus (Silverstone, 1976)
Epipedobates pulchripectus (Silverstone, 1976)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos
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 only from the Serra do Navio, Amapá State, in the Guiana region of northern Brazil, at 100-310m asl, although it presumably occurs more widely.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It is very common in the type locality.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in the leaf-litter on the tropical rainforest floor. It probably lays its eggs in the leaf-litter, while the larvae are carried to temporary pools for their development.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threats to this species are international trade, and habitat destruction due to mining.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are protected areas within its range.

Citation: Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos. 2004. Ameerega pulchripecta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55233A11277500. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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