Teratohyla adenocheira 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Centrolenidae

Scientific Name: Teratohyla adenocheira Harvey and Noonan, 2005
Cochranella adenocheira Harvey and Noonan, 2005

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Michael Harvey
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 described, 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, at 300m asl at the north-east base of the SerranĂ­a de Huanchaca, Parque Nacional Noel Kempff Mercado, in Velasco Province, Santa Cruz State, Bolivia. It might occur more widely, and it probably also occurs in adjacent Brazil.
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population:This species appears to be rare, as numerous subsequent visits failed to find any individuals after its original description.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This frog probably requires pristine aquatic habitats and closed-canopy, primary rainforest. Individuals have been found perched on vegetation along a sandy stream bed, which was seasonally reduced to pools. It is presumed to be a stream breeder with fossorial larvae.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The sole known locality for this species is within a protected area: Parque Nacional Noel Kempff Mercado.

Citation: Michael Harvey. 2006. Teratohyla adenocheira. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61763A12555192. . Downloaded on 23 June 2018.
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