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Anomaloglossus kaiei
family: Dendrobatidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Guyana

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

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).

Population

The species is considered to be locally abundant (Kok et al., 2006).

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

Mining activities within the boundaries of Kaieteur National Park constitute a threat to the Park's forest ecosystem (Kok et al., 2006).

Conservation Actions

The species occurs within Kaieteur National Park.

Taxonomic Notes

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).

Citation

Philippe Kok 2008. Anomaloglossus kaiei. In: IUCN 2013

 

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