Strabomantis cadenai


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Strabomantis cadenai
Species Authority: (Lynch, 1986)
Eleutherodactylus cadenai Lynch, 1986

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch
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 is known only from the region of the type locality, Alto Río Cuevas, near Murri, in the municipality of Frontino, in Antioquia Department, on the western flank of the Cordillera Occidental in Colombia, at 1,900m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: It is known only from one specimen collected over 20 years ago. Repeated visits failed to find other individuals. However, no species of this species group is ever common (except for Eleutherodactylus cerastes).
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species occurs in leaf-litter in cloud forests, and breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Agricultural development, and the cultivation of illegal crops, are threats to its habitat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its known distribution is not within a protected area. However, it is near Parque Nacional de Las Orquídeas, and further sampling in the park might find it here.

Citation: Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Strabomantis cadenai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 02 September 2015.
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