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Craugastor bocourti 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Craugastor bocourti (Brocchi, 1877)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was previously included in the genus Eleutherodactylus (Crawford and Smith 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Manuel Acevedo, Eric Smith
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Vulnerable because its Area of Occupancy is less than 2,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in central and eastern Guatemala.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in the mountains of Alta Verapaz and the Sierra de las Minas, Guatemala, at 1,300-1,700m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Guatemala
Additional data:
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Population [top]

Population:It is an uncommon species.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs on the forest floor in undisturbed cloud forest. It breeds by direct development, and is not dependent on water for breeding.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threat is habitat loss due to agriculture (in particular leather-leaf plantations), wood extraction, and human settlement.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in the Parque Nacional Sierra de las Minas and Biotopo del Quetzal.

Citation: Manuel Acevedo, Eric Smith. 2004. Craugastor bocourti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56468A11481964. . Downloaded on 25 September 2018.
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