Anomaloglossus murisipanensis
family: Dendrobatidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Venezuela

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
See IUCN account.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality, stated to be "Murisipan-Tepui (05 53N, 62 04W)", in the state of Bolívar, Venezuela, at 2,350m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

The single specimen was collected under a rock in tropical montane forest. Breeding habits are unknown, although the larvae probably develop in streams.


It is known from only one specimen.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no current major threats, but fires, caused by lightning, are a potential threat.

Conservation Actions

Its range does not include any protected areas. There is a need for further survey work to determine the current population status of this species, and to monitor its status, given that it is known only from one site.


Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Anomaloglossus murisipanensis. In: IUCN 2014


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