Diasporus tigrillo 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae

Scientific Name: Diasporus tigrillo
Species Authority: (Savage, 1997)
Eleutherodactylus tigrillo Savage, 1997
Pristimantis tigrillo (Savage, 1997)
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2013. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.6 (9 January 2013). Electronic Database. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Available at:
Taxonomic Notes: Further specimens are needed to confirm the taxonomic validity of this species (Federico Bolaños pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Bolaños, F. & Savage, J.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S., Cox, N.A. & Young, B.E.
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Data Deficient (DD)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from two localities in the valley of the Río Lari, in Limón Province, Costa Rica, at 400-440m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Costa Rica
Lower elevation limit (metres): 400
Upper elevation limit (metres): 440
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Population [top]

Population: It is known only from two males found calling alongside streams; nothing is currently known about population abundance.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species was recoreded from premontane rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is little habitat loss within the range of this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species was collected from within an indigenous reserve. It should be noted that some other species of Eleutherodactylus that are associated with streams have undergone dramatic declines and disappearances, possibly due to chytridiomycosis, so the status of this species should be monitored carefully.

Citation: Bolaños, F. & Savage, J. 2008. Diasporus tigrillo. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T57007A11564898. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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