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Eleutherodactylus weinlandi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA ELEUTHERODACTYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Eleutherodactylus weinlandi
Species Authority: Barbour, 1914

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Blair Hedges, Sixto Inchaustegui, Richard Thomas
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, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, 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 endemic to Hispaniola. It is widespread in eastern Hispaniola and occurs in central Haiti. Its altitudinal range is from sea level up to 788m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Dominican Republic; Haiti
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Population [top]

Population: This is a common species.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is terrestrial in a variety of mesic habitats, including plantations, woods, gardens, ravines, and trash piles in urban areas. Males call from caves, rocks, or low vegetation. Eggs are laid on the ground and it breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species currently, although habitat destruction is taking place.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species occurs in several protected areas.
Citation: Blair Hedges, Sixto Inchaustegui, Richard Thomas 2004. Eleutherodactylus weinlandi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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