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Edalorhina nasuta

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA LEPTODACTYLIDAE

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
Assessor/s: Ariadne Angulo, Antonio Salas, Javier Icochea
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
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.
Countries:
Native:
Peru
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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. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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