Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Guyana
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IUCN (Red List) status: Least Concern (LC).
For Red List information on this species, see the IUCN species account.
From the IUCN Red List Species Account:
Anomaloglossus kaiei is known from Kaieteur National Park and the Pakaraima Mountains, Guyana, where it is known to occur in primary and disturbed forest (Kok et al., 2006). The species can also be found along the Guyana-Brazil border and is also possibly present in Brazil. It occurs between 150-900 m elevation (P. Kok, pers. comm. 2008).
Habitat and Ecology
The species has been found mainly in primary and disturbed forest, with one individual found at the edge of the savannah. Anomaloglossus kaiei is a terrestrial, diurnal species, which is not closely associated with bodies of water. Males call from their territories, and females exhibit parental care (Kok et al., 2006).
The species is considered to be locally abundant (Kok et al., 2006).
Mining activities within the boundaries of Kaieteur National Park constitute a threat to the Park's forest ecosystem (Kok et al., 2006).
The species occurs within Kaieteur National Park.
Anomaloglossus kaiei can be differentiated from other similar species by a combination of morphological features, tadpole morphology, advertisement call and ecological traits (Kok et al., 2006).
Philippe Kok 2008. Anomaloglossus kaiei. In: IUCN 2012