Scarthyla goinorum


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Scarthyla goinorum
Species Authority: (Duellman and de Sá, 1988)
Scarthyla ostinodactyla Duellman and de Sá, 1988

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ignacio De la Riva, Ariadne Angulo, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Diego Cisneros-Heredia, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fernando Castro, Jose Vicente Rueda
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 is an Amazonian species of southern Colombia (Leticia); Departments of Madre de Dios, Ucayali, and Loreto, Peru; western Brazilian Amazonia; and northern Bolivia (De la Riva et al., 2000). It has an altitudinal range of 50-200m asl.
Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; Peru
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Population [top]

Population: This is an abundant species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found in swampy areas in lowland tropical flooded rainforest, including floating meadows, and is associated with streams, rivers and waterways. The eggs and larvae develop in water, the egg deposition site is not known.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this widespread species with large areas of suitable habitat remaining. There is some localized habitat loss to shifting cultivation and logging.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: In Peru this species is known to occur in the Tambopata National Reserve, Parque Nacional Manu, and might also occur in Allpahuayo Mishana, Alto Purus, Manu and Amarakaeri Reserved Zones, and Pacaya Samiria National Reserve and Bahuaja Sonene National Park. It is present in many protected areas in Brazil.

Citation: Ignacio De la Riva, Ariadne Angulo, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Diego Cisneros-Heredia, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fernando Castro, Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Scarthyla goinorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 August 2015.
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