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Bolitoglossa cuna

Subgenus: Eladinea
family: Plethodontidae
subfamily: Hemidactyliinae

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

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Panama

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the eastern lowlands of San Blas in Panama, adjacent to Colombia, where it occurs up to 50m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits humid lowland forest, and is arboreal. Breeding is by direct development.

Population

It is very poorly known, and has been collected only twice, with no records of it for 30 years.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

The main threat to this species is likely to be habitat loss due to smallholder farming, wood extraction, and expanding human settlements.

Conservation Actions

Its taxonomic validity needs to be assessed.

Taxonomic Notes

The taxonomic status of this species is not clear.

Citation

Solís, F., Ibáñez, R. & Wake, D. 2008. Bolitoglossa cuna. In: IUCN 2014

 

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