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Eleutherodactylus greyi 

Scope: Global
Language: English
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae

Scientific Name: Eleutherodactylus greyi Dunn, 1926
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (7 July 2014). Electronic Database. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Blair Hedges, Luis Díaz
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Endangered because its Area of Occupancy is less than 500km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in central Cuba.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species has a restricted range in central Cuba, where it has been recorded from sea level up to 820m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Cuba
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Population [top]

Population:It is common in suitable habitat, but is patchily distributed.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is associated with rocky areas in mesic, closed-canopy forests. It is restricted to these forest habitats and breeds by direct development.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threat to this species is habitat loss and degradation, as a result of deforestation for agriculture, the development of tourism infrastructure, and the disturbance of habitat by tourist activities.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in a few protected areas, but these are not well managed for biodiversity conservation and the habitat within them continues to be degraded. The existing protected areas network is in need of more effective and strengthened management.

Citation: Blair Hedges, Luis Díaz. 2004. Eleutherodactylus greyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56632A11510693. . Downloaded on 22 September 2018.
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