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Eleutherodactylus pipilans

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA ELEUTHERODACTYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Eleutherodactylus pipilans
Species Authority: Taylor, 1940
Taxonomic Notes: Some authors place this species in the genus Syrrhophos.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez, Antonio Muñoz Alonso, Manuel Acevedo
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in southern Mexico and Guatemala, ranging from central Guerrero, southeastward through Oaxaca and the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, as far as northern Chiapas, extreme southern Chiapas (on the Pacific slopes), and western Guatemala. It has been recorded at 700-1,000m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Guatemala; Mexico
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Population [top]

Population: It is abundant in Chiapas and Guatemala.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species occurs at lowlands in tropical seasonal forest. Individuals can be found on the rocks, on the ground or under rocks and debris. The species can be found in disturbed habitat and it reproduces via direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Disturbance and transformation of the original tropical forests areas are threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It might occur in Reserva de la Biósfera La Sepultura. It does not occur in a reserve in Guatemala.

Citation: Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez, Antonio Muñoz Alonso, Manuel Acevedo 2004. Eleutherodactylus pipilans. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 July 2014.
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