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Mantidactylus ambohimitombi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MANTELLIDAE

Scientific Name: Mantidactylus ambohimitombi
Species Authority: Boulenger, 1919

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor/s: Franco Andreone, Miguel Vences
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from Ambohimitombo and possibly very nearby at Antoetra, in east-central Madagascar, at 1,100m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is unknown.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A recent specimen provisionally attributed to this species from Antoetra was recorded near a stream in montane grassland near a forest.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no direct information on its threats. However, it is likely that its habitat is at least under pressure from fires and livestock grazing, and pollution and siltation of streams.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known from any protected areas.
Citation: Franco Andreone, Miguel Vences 2004. Mantidactylus ambohimitombi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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