Adelophryne patamona 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae

Scientific Name: Adelophryne patamona
Species Authority: MacCulloch, Lathrop, Kok, Minter, Khan & Barrio-Amorós, 2008

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2009-05-26
Assessor(s): MacCulloch, R.
Reviewer(s): Hoffmann, M. & Angulo, A.

Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little known about its extent of occurrence, area of occupancy, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is currently known only from the Pakaraima Mountains in western Guyana, although it is likely to occur in nearby Roraima State, Brazil, and may also occur elsewhere (MacCulloch et al. 2008; R. MacCulloch pers. comm. May 2009). It is found between 678–1,414 m asl (MacCulloch et al. 2008).
Countries occurrence:
Lower elevation limit (metres): 678
Upper elevation limit (metres): 1414
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Population [top]


This species is considered to be locally common (R. MacCulloch pers. comm. May 2009).

Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits medium-canopy forests. Frogs can be found at night, amidst leaf litter, among rootlets near the base of trees and in ground holes covered by leaves. Males call during afternoons and nights (MacCulloch et al. 2008). This species is presumed to breed by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

There are no reports of this species being utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s):

No threats have been observed for this species. It occurs in areas of very sparse human habitation (R. MacCulloch pers. comm. May 2009).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

No conservation actions are currently known for this species.

Citation: MacCulloch, R. 2009. Adelophryne patamona. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T158609A5241016. . Downloaded on 28 May 2016.
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