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Rhinella gnustae
family: Bufonidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Argentina

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality, Río Grande de Jujuy, in Jujuy Province, Argentina. The altitude was not recorded, although it is likely to be above 2,800m asl. The type locality is vague, hampering efforts to clarify the status of this species.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in mountain streams, but nothing more is known about its habitat and ecology.

Population

It is known only from a single specimen collected in 1925, so its population status is unknown.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

The region where this species was collected is threatened by mining, destruction and degradation of watersheds and bogs, and the introduction of exotic fish species.

Conservation Actions

Intensive surveys are needed to relocate this species, which is not known from any protected areas.

Citation

Esteban Lavilla 2004. Rhinella gnustae. In: IUCN 2014

 

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