Oreobates choristolemma 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Oreobates choristolemma (Harvey and Sheehy, 2005)
Ischnocnema choristolemma Harvey and Sheehy, 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 from around 1,000m asl in the Serranía de Bella Vista, Caranavi Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia. It is likely to occur patchily in suitable habitat more widely along the eastern slopes of the Andes in Bolivia and Peru.
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population:It appears to be rare.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is known from deep in rainforest, where individuals were found on the ground near rocky seeps along a densely forested hillside parallel to a large river. This species is presumed to breed by direct development.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss from smallholder agriculture is likely to be its main threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is not known from any protected areas, but the type locality is near Parque Nacional Madidi and the Reserva de la Biósfera y Terretorio Indígena de Pilón Lajas, in which it might be expected to occur.

Citation: Michael Harvey. 2006. Oreobates choristolemma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61827A12564564. . Downloaded on 22 May 2018.
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