Mannophryne larandina 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Aromobatidae

Scientific Name: Mannophryne larandina
Species Authority: (Yústiz, 1991)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Enrique La Marca, Juan Elías García-Pérez, Jesús Manzanilla
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from the type locality, "Hato Arriba, Distrito Morán, Sierra de Barbacoas" (Yústiz 1991), at 1,800m asl in Lara State, Venezuela, and from a few other localities in the vicinity of the type locality.
Countries occurrence:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is not known. In May 2002, many specimens were found at the type locality and other additional localities.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits moist tropical montane forest. The eggs are laid on land and the male protects the eggs. When the eggs hatch, the male carries the larvae on his back to water where they develop further.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is threatened by the intensification of agricultural activities within its range.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its taxonomic status requires further research.

Citation: Enrique La Marca, Juan Elías García-Pérez, Jesús Manzanilla. 2004. Mannophryne larandina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55246A11280172. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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