Hyloxalus chlorocraspedus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Dendrobatidae

Scientific Name: Hyloxalus chlorocraspedus (Caldwell, 2005)
Cryptophyllobates chlorocraspedus Caldwell, 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): Simon Stuart
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient since - even though the only known population has likely been lost - it has only recently been described, is likely to occur more widely, and there is still very little information on its overall extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is only known from the type locality, around 5km west of Porto Walter on the Rio Juruá, Acre State, Brazil. The limits of its range remain unknown.
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Population [top]

Population:This species is not common.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is known from primary lowland forest, often in treefall gaps, where individuals were found on logs 5-70cm above the ground, and also in wood shavings on the ground. One was also located resting on a leaf at night. Larvae were found in a pool formed in the trunk of a large fallen tree, and also being transported on the back of an adult male.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species was presumably greatly impacted by the conversion of the area from which the species was found into cattle pasture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Simon Stuart. 2006. Hyloxalus chlorocraspedus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61768A12555743. . Downloaded on 22 May 2018.
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