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Eleutherodactylus pantoni

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA ELEUTHERODACTYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Eleutherodactylus pantoni
Species Authority: Dunn, 1926

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Blair Hedges, Susan Koenig, Byron Wilson
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Near Threatened since although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 5,000 km2 and its habitat might be declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable, it probably occurs in more than ten locations, and its range is probably not severely fragmented.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is widespread in Jamaica, and has been recorded from 0-1,640m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Jamaica
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Population [top]

Population: It is considered to be a common species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found in a variety of terrestrial habitats, including riparian forest, open forest and forest edges; it can also be found in banana groves and pastures as long as they are near the forest edge, and can tolerate moderate habitat disturbance. Eggs are laid on the ground, and it breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is intolerant of complete habitat clearance arising from agricultural and infrastructural development.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range includes Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park, and several forest reserves.

Citation: Blair Hedges, Susan Koenig, Byron Wilson 2004. Eleutherodactylus pantoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 August 2014.
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