Diasporus tigrillo


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Diasporus tigrillo
Species Authority: (Savage, 1997)
Eleutherodactylus tigrillo Savage, 1997
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: 2004
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor/s: Federico Bolaños, Jay Savage
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
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.

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.
Costa Rica
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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.
Population Trend: Unknown

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: Federico Bolaños, Jay Savage 2004. Diasporus tigrillo. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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