Oreobates madidi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Oreobates madidi
Species Authority: (Padial, Gonzáles & De La Riva, 2005)
Eleutherodactylus madidi Padial, Gonzáles and De La Riva, 2005
Eleutherodactylus madidi Padial, Gonzáles and De La Riva, 2005
Taxonomic Notes: Differences in acoustic parameters support the specific status of Oreobates madidi (Padial et al., 2008).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-02-28
Assessor(s): Ignacio De La Riva, Jose Padial
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern since it is presumed to have a wide range and correspondingly large population, although it is hard to detect, and is not believed to be declining.
2006 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from two localities separated by 150km, at 900-1,500 m altitude on the Andean slopes of La Paz Departament in northern Bolivia. It probably occurs in most montane forests of La Paz Department.
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the abundance of this species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species occurs in humid montane forests. It is a terrestrial species that calls around dusk from natural cavities in the ground. It is thus difficult to find. The species is presumed to breed by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no significant threats known to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The known range of this species is encompassed by the Parque Nacional Madidi and Pilón-Lajas Biosphere Reserve.

Citation: Ignacio De La Riva, Jose Padial 2010. Oreobates madidi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 27 August 2015.
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