Nototriton stuarti


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Nototriton stuarti
Species Authority: Wake and Campbell, 2000

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor/s: Manuel Acevedo, David Wake, Ted Papenfuss
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality in the Montañas del Mico, in Izabal Department in eastern Guatemala, at 744m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: No data are available regarding its population status. Only a single specimen is known.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The single known individual of this species was found inside a log in very wet forest (experiencing more than 4,000mm of annual precipitation). This species presumably breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to it since it occurs in a protected area.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its type locality is in the Reserva de Manantiales Montañas del Mico.
Citation: Manuel Acevedo, David Wake, Ted Papenfuss 2004. Nototriton stuarti. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.
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