Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Leptodactylidae

Scientific Name: Adenomera andreae
Species Authority: (Müller, 1923)
Leptodactylus andreae Müller, 1923
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2013. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.6 (9 January 2013). Electronic Database. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Available at:
Taxonomic Notes: This form is a complex of more than one species currently undergoing revision (A. Angulo pers comm. 2008).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Enrique La Marca, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron
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, tolerance of a range of habitats, 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 can be found in the Amazon basin from Venezuela, Guianas, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil. In Venezuela, it is known from the states of Amazonas, Bolívar and Barinas the species is probably present in Apure, given this pattern of localities. The indication of presence in Trujillo State by Barrio (1999:42) seems to be a lapsus since no specific locality is given, and the taxon is not indicated as coming from Trujillo in the states listing (Barrio:90). Its elevation is between 0-400m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guyana; Peru; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: This is a common species.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species can be found on the floor of primary forest, where it is active by day and night (Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994). It is also known from open environments such as grasslands surrounded by forest habitats. It lays eggs in foam nests on the ground.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Clear cutting is a major threat to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Many subpopulations lie within protected areas such as National Parks and a Biosphere Reserve.

Citation: Enrique La Marca, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron. 2004. Adenomera andreae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56304A11453385. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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