Adenomera coca 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Leptodactylidae

Scientific Name: Adenomera coca
Species Authority: (Angulo & Reichle, 2008)
Leptodactylus coca Angulo & Reichle, 2008
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2013. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.6 (9 January 2013). Electronic Database. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Available at:
Taxonomic Notes:

A member of the Leptodactylus marmoratus species group (formerly genus Adenomera) according to the original description (Angulo and Reichle 2008).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2009-06-18
Assessor(s): Angulo, A.
Reviewer(s): Hoffmann, M. & Cox, N.

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 the Carretera Antigua (old road) from Villa Tunari to Cochabamba (ca 800 m asl), above the Village of El Palmar, Province of Chapare, Department of Cochabamba, Bolivia (Angulo and Reichle 2008).
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
Lower elevation limit (metres):800
Upper elevation limit (metres):800
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Population [top]

Population:The species is only known from the type series, comprised of three specimens.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:

This species can be found on open ground and at the base of dense, grassy vegetation in montane rainforests. Males call in the evening and after a heavy downpour during the day from dense clusters of grass as well as from open areas (Angulo and Reichle 2008).


Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

There are no reports of this species being utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s):

It is not known whether this species is facing any significant threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

There are several protected areas near Villa Tunari, including Parque Machia and Carrasco National Park. It is possible that the species may be found in one of these.

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.6. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland
suitability: Suitable  major importance:Yes

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Bibliography [top]

Angulo, A., and Reichle, S. 2008. Acoustic signals, species diagnosis, and species concepts: the case of a new cryptic species of Leptodactylus (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae) from the Chapare region, Bolivia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 152: 59-77.

IUCN. 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2009.2). Available at: (Accessed: 3 November 2009).

Citation: Angulo, A. 2009. Adenomera coca. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T164916A5938142. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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