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Pseudoeurycea amuzga

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA CAUDATA PLETHODONTIDAE

Scientific Name: Pseudoeurycea amuzga
Species Authority: Pérez-Ramos and Saldaña-de la Riva, 2003

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Gabriela Parra-Olea, David Wake, James Hanken
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient because it has only recently been described, and there is still very little known about its Extent of Occurrence, Area of Occupancy, conservation status, and ecological requirements.
History:
2004 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This recently described species is known from the east and north-east of Cerro Pico del Aguila in the Sierra de Malinaltepec, Guerrero, Mexico. The limits of its distribution are not known. It has an altitudinal range of 1,645-1,740m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Mexico
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information on its population status.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species occurs in mixed montane forest, where it is found under rocks, in holes, and under the bark of trees. It reproduces by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Its habitat is under threat from small-scale farming and wood extraction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not found in any protected areas. Further studies are needed within the Sierra Madre del Sur region.

Citation: Gabriela Parra-Olea, David Wake, James Hanken 2008. Pseudoeurycea amuzga. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 July 2014.
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