Edalorhina nasuta


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Edalorhina nasuta
Species Authority: Boulenger, 1912
Common Name(s):
English Common Snouted Frog

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ariadne Angulo, Antonio Salas, Javier Icochea
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 can be found in Huancabamba, Pasco Department, and Huánuco Department, in central Peru. Further investigations might reveal that this cryptic species has a wider range. Its altitudinal range is 220-1,000m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: This cryptic species is known only from a few specimens.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is a terrestrial leaf-litter species of lowland and premontane tropical moist forest. It probably breeds in a foam nest at the edge of temporary ponds.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): General localized threats to it are habitat clearance for smallholder agricultural development, and for coffee and other cash crop plantations.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It might occur in the Reserva Comunal El Sira, which is an indigenous people's reserve.

Citation: Ariadne Angulo, Antonio Salas, Javier Icochea 2004. Edalorhina nasuta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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