|Scientific Name:||Allobates alessandroi|
|Species Authority:||(Grant & Rodríguez, 2001)|
Colostethus alessandroi Grant & Rodríguez, 2001
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Javier Icochea, Taran Grant, Wilfredo Arizabal|
|Reviewer/s:||Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)|
Listed as Data Deficient as it has been recently described, there is an absence of information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
|Range Description:||This species is currently known only from two localities: San Pedro, Cosnipata (Cuzco Department), and San Gaban (Puno Department) in south-eastern Peru. Its altitudinal range is 820-1,480m asl.|
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|Population:||It is uncommon.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This is a diurnal, riparian species of primary cloud and montane forest, which presumably lays terrestrial eggs, with the larvae then being transported to streams for development.|
|Major Threat(s):||In San Gaban it is mainly affected by agricultural activities (mosty smallholder cultivation of coffee).|
|Conservation Actions:||A locality recorded for Cuzco is within Parque Nacional Manu.|
Grant, T. and Rodríguez, L.O. 2001. Two new species of frogs of the genus Colostethus (Dendrobatidae) from Peru and a redescription of C. trilineatus (Boulenger, 1883). American Museum Novitates: 1-24.
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.
Lötters, S., Morales, V.R. and Proy, C. 2003. Another new riparian dendrobatid frog species from the upper Amazon basin of Peru. Journal of Herpetology: 707-713.
|Citation:||Javier Icochea, Taran Grant, Wilfredo Arizabal 2004. Allobates alessandroi. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 May 2013.|
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