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Oreophrynella weiassipuensis
family: Bufonidae
 
Species Description: Senaris,Do Nascimento & Villareal,2005 Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (Sao Paulo)45(6): 61-67
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: Brazil, Guyana

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from one specimen collected at 2,280m asl on Wei-Assipu tepui, Sima de los Guácharos, on the Guyana-Brazil border.

Habitat and Ecology

It was found on moss in a wet forest at the bottom of a large chasm. This species is presumed to breed by direct development.

Population

There is no information available on its population status.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species, as a result of its remote location.

Conservation Actions

On the Brazilian side, the tepui it was found on is protected within Parque Nacional de Monte Roraima.

Citation

Simon Stuart 2006. Oreophrynella weiassipuensis. In: IUCN 2014

 

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