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Colostethus imbricolus
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Colostethinae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia

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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 Alto del Buey area, in the Pacific lowlands of Choco Department, Colombia, between 200 and 300m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives on the ground next to streams in lowland forest, and it has not been found in degraded areas. There are no data regarding its reproduction, but it presumably breeds in streams, like other members of its genus.

Population

It appears not to be common. There has been very little recent information on this species, although it was collected in 2002.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

The major threats are deforestation for agricultural development (including illegal crops), logging, and human settlement, and pollution resulting from the spraying of illegal crops.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation

Wilmar BolĂ­var, Taran Grant 2004. Colostethus imbricolus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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