Pristimantis dundeei 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Pristimantis dundeei (Heyer and Muñoz, 1999)
Eleutherodactylus dundeei Heyer and Muñoz, 1999

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ronald Heyer, Guarino Colli
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from within 25km of the type locality, Chapada dos Guimarães, in Mato Grosso State, Brazil, and from a single locality in Bolivia, although its distribution is still very poorly known. The records are from around 800m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil
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Population [top]

Population:It is a reasonably common species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs on vegetation in gallery forests in the Cerrado savannah, and breeds by direct development, although there is no information known about the egg deposition site. It probably does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Agricultural development, involving both crops and livestock, as well as logging and fires, are major threats to this species’ habitat. Disturbance of the habitat by tourists is also a problem.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range includes Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Guimarães. Taxonomic revision is needed to determine whether or not Bolivian specimens represent a different species.

Citation: Ronald Heyer, Guarino Colli. 2004. Pristimantis dundeei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56573A11498479. . Downloaded on 17 August 2018.
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