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Eleutherodactylus auriculatoides

Subgenus: Eleutherodactylus
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Dominican Republic

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species has a patchy distribution in the Cordillera Central, Dominican Republic, from 788-1,879m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is an arboreal species, inhabiting montane closed forest where it is often found in bromeliads. The males guard eggs laid in bromeliads.

Population

It is relatively uncommon even within suitable habitat.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat to the species is habitat destruction due to agriculture and charcoal production.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas, incuding the Valle Nuevo Natural Scientific Reserve.

Citation

Blair Hedges, Sixto Inchaustegui, Marcelino Hernandez, Robert Powell 2004. Eleutherodactylus auriculatoides. In: IUCN 2014

 

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