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Oreobates choristolemma
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Strabomantinae
 
Species Description: Harvey MB, Sheehy CM III 2005 A new species of Ischnocnema (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from La Paz, Bolivia. Herpetologica 61:268-175.

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Bolivia

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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 from around 1,000m asl in the Serranía de Bella Vista, Caranavi Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia. It is likely to occur patchily in suitable habitat more widely along the eastern slopes of the Andes in Bolivia and Peru.

Habitat and Ecology

It is known from deep in rainforest, where individuals were found on the ground near rocky seeps along a densely forested hillside parallel to a large river. This species is presumed to breed by direct development.

Population

It appears to be rare.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

Habitat loss from smallholder agriculture is likely to be its main threat.

Conservation Actions

This species is not known from any protected areas, but the type locality is near Parque Nacional Madidi and the Reserva de la Biósfera y Terretorio Indígena de Pilón Lajas, in which it might be expected to occur.

Citation

Michael Harvey 2006. Oreobates choristolemma. In: IUCN 2014

 

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