Yunganastes ashkapara


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Yunganastes ashkapara
Species Authority: (Köhler, 2000)
Eleutherodactylus ashkapara Köhler, 2000
Pristimantis ashkapara (Köhler, 2000)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from only a single location.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from the type locality: the province of Chapare, in the department of Cochabamba, Bolivia, at 2,100m asl, and from a very nearby locality at 1,700m asl.
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species at the type locality.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is an arboreal species that inhabits moist montane forest. It appears to be dependent on the presence of epiphytes. There is no information known about breeding habits, but it probably breeds by direct development, like other species of the genus.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Logging might be a threat in the future, but at present there are no major threats, and the population is stable.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The type locality is within Parque Nacional Carrasco. This species requires close population monitoring given that it has a very restricted range.

Citation: Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler 2004. Yunganastes ashkapara. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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