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Phrynopus dagmarae
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Strabomantinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Critically Endangered (CR)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Peru

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from three mountain peaks: Chaglla, Maraypata, and Palma Pampa, in the Departamento Huánuco, Peru, at an altitude of 3,070-3,380m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is terrestrial and can be found in montane cloud forest and wet shrubland, and formerly in forested wet grassland close to the edge of forest. It breeds by direct development.

Population

It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

It is severely threatened by agricultural activities (especially potato cultivation).

Conservation Actions

The species is not known to be present in any protected areas, and there is an urgent need for improved habitat protection at sites at which this species is known to occur.

Citation

Javier Icochea, Edgar Lehr, César Aguilar Puntriano 2004. Phrynopus dagmarae. In: IUCN 2014

 

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