|Scientific Name:||Ameerega cainarachi|
|Species Authority:||(Schulte, 1989)|
Epipedobates ardens Jungfer, 1989
Epipedobates cainarachi Schulte, 1989
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Javier Icochea, Karl-Heinz Jungfer|
|Reviewer(s):||Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)|
Listed as Vulnerable because its Area of Occupancy is less than 20,000 km2, it is known from fewer than ten locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat.
|Range Description:||This species is known only from the type locality and adjacent areas including the Tarapoto-Yurimaguas road (San Martín Department) in Peru. It probably occurs more widely than is currently known. It has been recorded up to 600m asl.|
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|Population:||There is nothing known about the population status of this species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It inhabits lowland tropical moist forest and "rolling hills", and can be found in primary and possibly slightly degraded habitats. The breeding habitat is not known, although the larvae are presumably deposited in water.|
|Major Threat(s):||The major threat is the loss of forest habitat through agriculture (coffee), livestock production, and subsistence wood collection. The species has not been recorded from international trade.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is not recorded from any protected areas. Improved habitat protection is required at sites where this species is known to occur.|
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.
Jungfer, K.-H. 1989. Pfeilgiftfrösche der gattung Epipedobates mit rot granuliertem rucken aus dem oriente von Ecuador und Peru. Salamandra: 81-98.
Rodriguez, L. and Myers, C.W. 1993. A new poison frog from Manu National Park, Southeastern Peru (Dendrobatidae, Epipedobates). American Museum Novitates: 1-15.
Schulte, R. 1989. Nueva especie de rana venenosa del género Epipedobates registrada en la Cordillera Oriental, departamento de San Martín. Boletín de Lima: 41-46.
|Citation:||Javier Icochea, Karl-Heinz Jungfer 2004. Ameerega cainarachi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 March 2015.|