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Craugastor uno

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA CRAUGASTORIDAE

Scientific Name: Craugastor uno
Species Authority: (Savage, 1984)
Common Name(s):
Spanish Rana-ladrona De Savage
Taxonomic Notes: This species was previously included in the genus Eleutherodactylus (Crawford and Smith 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in Guerrero and Oaxaca, Mexico.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from Puerto del Gallo, north-central Guerrero, and the Sierra del Sur de Oaxaca, Mexico. The recent record from Oaxaca is probably in error and is currently under taxonomic revision. The type locality in Guerrero is at 2,034m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Mexico
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Population [top]

Population: It is a rare species.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits pine-oak and montane cloud forest remnants, and breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threat to this species is deforestation due to logging and the cultivation of crops.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range of this species does not include any protected areas, and protection of the fragments of cloud forest and pine-oak forests that still remain in the Guerrero area is urgently needed. This species is protected by Mexican law under the "Special Protection" category (Pr).

Citation: Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez 2004. Craugastor uno. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 July 2014.
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