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Pristimantis xylochobates

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA CRAUGASTORIDAE

Scientific Name: Pristimantis xylochobates
Species Authority: (Lynch and Ruíz-Carranza, 1996)
Synonym(s):
Eleutherodactylus xylochobates Lynch and Ruíz-Carranza, 1996

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from fewer than five locations.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from two sites on the crest of the Serranía de los Paraguas on the border of the departments of Chocó and Valle del Cauca, in Colombia, from 2,100-2,250m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Colombia
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Individuals perch on low vegetation inside dense undisturbed forests. It breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no threats to the species' habitat at present, but there are plans to build a road along the Serranía de los Paraguas that will threaten the species' habitat in the future if it goes ahead as planned.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not currently recorded from any protected area, but there are ongoing efforts to transform the Serrania de los Paraguas into a wildlife reserve. There is a need for close population monitoring of this species given its very limited range.

Citation: Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis xylochobates. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 October 2014.
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