Strabomantis sulcatus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Strabomantis sulcatus (Cope, 1874)
Common Name(s):
English Nauta Robber Frog
Eleutherodactylus sulcatus (Cope, 1874)
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2016. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (31 October 2016). New York, USA Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
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)
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 occurrence:
Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
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Population [top]

Population:It is a rarely found species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

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.

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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56983A11550532. . Downloaded on 20 April 2018.
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