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Strabomantis sulcatus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA CRAUGASTORIDAE

Scientific Name: Strabomantis sulcatus
Species Authority: (Cope, 1874)
Synonym/s:
Eleutherodactylus sulcatus (Cope, 1874)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Lily Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Martinez, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron
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, 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 is present throughout much of the Amazonian lowlands of Peru, Ecuador, southern Colombia and western Brazil (Acre). It has been recorded from elevations of 200-950m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
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Population [top]

Population: It is a rarely found species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species can be found in primary tropical lowland terra firme forest. The species is usually found in the litter of tropical rainforests, occasionally in open areas. It breeds by direct development and egg deposition occurs in leaf-litter. It is not present in modified habitats.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Presumably there are no major threats; it is a generally widespread species with large areas of suitable habitat remaining. There is some localized habitat loss to general human activities such as collection of wood, logging, agriculture (crops, livestock etc.), oil exploration and colonization.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: In Ecuador, its geographic range overlaps with Reserva Biológica Limoncocha, Parque Nacional Yasuní, and Parque Nacional Sumaco Napo-Galeras. It is present in Guepi Reserve Zone, Peru. It occurs in a number of protected areas in Brazil.
Citation: Lily Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Martinez, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron 2004. Strabomantis sulcatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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