Anomaloglossus wothuja


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Anomaloglossus wothuja
Species Authority: (Barrio-Amorós, Fuentes and Rivas, 2004)
Colostethus wothuja Barrio-Amorós, Fuentes and Rivas, 2004

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Simon Stuart
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 150-200m asl at the base of Cerro Sipapo, on the banks of Tobogán del Cuao, Amazonas State, Venezuela. The limits to its range remain unknown.
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: No information is currently available regarding its population status.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This diurnal species is known from medium to tall evergreen forest, where individuals were found on large rocks on the bank of a stream. Larvae were collected from the back of a male, and from a small pool beside a stream.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information is currently available regarding threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not currently known to occur in any protected areas.

Citation: Simon Stuart 2006. Anomaloglossus wothuja. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 28 August 2015.
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