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Gastrotheca atympana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HEMIPHRACTIDAE

Scientific Name: Gastrotheca atympana
Species Authority: Duellman, Lehr, Rodríguez & von May, 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)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, 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 from Pampa Hermosa, at 1,540m asl in Tarma Provincia, Junín Department, in the Río Chanchamayo Valley in the Cordillera Oriental of Peru. It is not known whether or not it occurs more widely.
Countries:
Native:
Peru
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Population [top]

Population: It is known only from the holotype, collected in 2003.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It was collected in dense, humid montane forest, on the branch of a tree 1.2m above the ground. This species is presumed to breed by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range is in a locally protected area.
Citation: Simon Stuart 2006. Gastrotheca atympana. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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