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Osteocephalus alboguttatus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

© 2004 Ryan Sawby (1 of 1)

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Ecuador

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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

   

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from Amazonian Ecuador, below 600m asl. It probably occurs more widely, and perhaps also in neighbouring countries.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits Eastern Cordillera real montane forest and Napo moist forests in the Eastern Tropical Altitudinal Zone. At Santa Cecilia, although it was found in a wide variety of habitats including clearings, banana groves, swamps, and primary forest, most individuals were in secondary growth forest, where they were found on low vegetation at night. It is a larval developer.

Population

It is a locally abundant species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as logging, are major threats to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Parque Nacional Yasuni and Reserva Biólogica Limoncocha.

Citation

Ana Almendáriz, Diego Cisneros-Heredia, Karl-Heinz Jungfer, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron 2004. Osteocephalus alboguttatus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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