|Scientific Name:||Stefania ayangannae|
|Species Authority:||MacCulloch & Lathrop, 2002|
|Taxonomic Notes:||This genus has recently been moved from the family Hylidae (Faivovich et al. 2005).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Reynolds, R., Hoogmoed, M., MacCulloch, R. & Gaucher, P.|
|Reviewer(s):||Angulo, A. & Chanson, J.|
Listed as Least Concern, although it is presently known from only two locations, these are in remote, undisturbed areas, and there are no known threats at this time.
|Range Description:||This species is known only from the vicinity of the type locality on the northeast plateau of Mount Ayanganna, and from Mount Wokomung, Guyana, between 1,490 and 1,550 m asl (MacCulloch and Lathrop 2002, MacCulloch et al. 2006). It is thought likely to have a very restricted range.|
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|Population:||This was the most abundant amphibian species encountered on Mount Ayanganna (MacCulloch and Lathrop 2002).|
|Habitat and Ecology:||A high-elevation forest species. All specimens were collected at night on leaves or branches 1-5 m above ground. Females carry the eggs on their back and juveniles develop fully on their mother's back.|
|Use and Trade:||
There are no reports of this species being utilized.
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known threats, and all known localities for this species are in undisturbed, remote areas. Nonetheless, given its small range, it remains vulnerable to stochastic threatening processes.|
|Conservation Actions:||The range of this species is within Kaieteur National Park. There is a need for close monitoring of the population status of this species.|
|Citation:||Reynolds, R., Hoogmoed, M., MacCulloch, R. & Gaucher, P. 2009. Stefania ayangannae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 June 2015.|