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Oreobates madidi
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Strabomantinae
 
Species Description: Padial JM, Gonzales L, De La Riva I 2005 A new species of the Eleutherodactylus discoidalis group (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from Andean humid montane forests of Bolivia. Herpetologica 61:318-325.

© 2009 José M. Padial (1 of 2)

  hear Fonozoo call

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Bolivia

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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 two localities separated by 150km, at 900-1,500 m altitude on the Andean slopes of La Paz Departament in northern Bolivia. It probably occurs in most montane forests of La Paz Department.

Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs in humid montane forests. It is a terrestrial species that calls around dusk from natural cavities in the ground. It is thus difficult to find. The species is presumed to breed by direct development.

Population

There is no information available on the abundance of this species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no significant threats known to this species.

Conservation Actions

The known range of this species is encompassed by the Parque Nacional Madidi and Pilón-Lajas Biosphere Reserve.

Taxonomic Notes

Differences in acoustic parameters support the specific status of Oreobates madidi (Padial et al., 2008).

Citation

Ignacio De La Riva, Jose Padial 2010. Oreobates madidi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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