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Rhaebo lynchi
family: Bufonidae
 
Species Description: Mueses-Cisneros AA 2007 A new species of Rhaebo (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Cordillera Occidental of Colombia. Zootaxa 1662:53-59

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia

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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

Rhaebo lynchi is only known from the type locality, Vereda “El Chuscal”, boundaries with Caicedo, Urrao, Antioquia, Colombia (Mueses-Cisneros, 2007).

Habitat and Ecology

The holotype was captured in primary forest, under logs during a rainy season. The female has a mass of pale eggs and convoluted oviducts (Mueses-Cisneros, 2007).

Population

The species is only known from a single specimen, the holotype.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

No major threats are known for this species.

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are known for this species. Surveys are needed in the type locality to determine whether it is still present there (the holotype was collected in 1972)(Mueses-Cisneros, pers. com. 2008).

Taxonomic Notes

Rhaebo lynchi differs from other congeners by a combination of morphological features (Mueses-Cisneros, 2007).

Citation

Jonh Jairo Mueses-Cisneros 2008. Rhaebo lynchi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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