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Adelphobates galactonotus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA DENDROBATIDAE

Scientific Name: Adelphobates galactonotus
Species Authority: (Steindachner, 1864)
Synonym/s:
Dendrobates galactonotus Steindachner, 1864
Dendrobates galactonotus Steindachner, 1864

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-10-10
Assessor/s: Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Marinus Hoogmoed
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
History:
2004 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in the lowland forests of Pará, Maranhão and Tocantins states, Brazil. It probably occurs more widely, in particular between known sites.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil (Pará, Tocantins)
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Population [top]

Population: It is locally abundant.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in the leaf-litter of the tropical rainforest, and reproduction takes place in temporary pools. Eggs are laid on the ground and the tadpoles are carried to the water.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Forest conversion, logging, fire and the international pet trade are threats to this species. The populations in Tocantins state are threatened by hydroelectric development.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Conservation units are present within its range.
Citation: Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Marinus Hoogmoed 2010. Adelphobates galactonotus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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