|Scientific Name:||Alsodes kaweshkari Formas, Cuevas, & Nuñez, 1998|
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Frost, D.R. 2015. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. New York, USA. Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
|Contributor(s):||Veloso, A., Correa, C., Nunez, H. & Formas, R.|
|Facilitator/Compiler(s):||Hobin, L. & Superina, M.|
Listed as Data Deficient as there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, ecological requirements and threats.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
|Range Description:||This species is known from two adult specimens at only two localities in southern Chile: Puerto Edén on Wellington Island (at 10 m asl) and Seno Huemules. Its extent of occurrence (EOO) is 641 km2.|
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|Population:||It is thought to be a rare species. It was seen in 1998, but two expeditions in 2001 and 2002 to the same locality failed to locate it. The population trend is unknown.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species occurs in tundra and small forests composed of Nothofagus betuloides, Embothrium coccineum, Maytenus magellanicus and Drymis winterri, where it can be found under logs. Its reproductive details are unknown, though it presumably occurs by larval development in water.|
|Movement patterns:||Not a Migrant|
|Use and Trade:||There are no records of this species being utilized.|
|Major Threat(s):||The major threats to this species are unknown.|
This species occurs in Bernardo O'Higgins National Park.
Research on the population, distribution, ecology and threats for this species is required.
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2016. Alsodes kaweshkari. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T56316A79811222.Downloaded on 21 July 2018.|
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