Pristimantis zeuctotylus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Pristimantis zeuctotylus
Species Authority: (Lynch and Hoogmoed, 1977)
Eleutherodactylus zeuctotylus Lynch and Hoogmoed, 1977
Eleutherodactylus zeuctotylus Lynch and Hoogmoed, 1977

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-10-31
Assessor(s): Enrique La Marca, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Least Concern (LC)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from Amazonas state in Venezuela, southernmost Colombia, from Roraima and Amapá in Brazil, Suriname, French Guiana and Guyana. It has been recorded from 10-300m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Brazil; Colombia; French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Lower elevation limit (metres): 10
Upper elevation limit (metres): 300
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Population [top]

Population: It is generally not a common species, but is reportedly common in French Guiana.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is usually found in the litter of tropical rainforests. It breeds by direct development, although the egg deposition site is not known. The ability of this species to adapt to modified habitats is not known.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this widespread species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is protected by national parks or natural monuments throughout its range.

Citation: Enrique La Marca, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos. 2010. Pristimantis zeuctotylus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T57064A11563961. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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