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Eleutherodactylus goini

Subgenus: Euhyas
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cuba

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is restricted to Pinar del Río Province, in western Cuba. It has been recorded from sea level up to at least 700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found in rocky habitats and in the leaf-litter of moist forest, but has not been recorded outside forest habitat. It breeds by direct development.

Population

It is common and abundant.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

Major threats include habitat loss due to agriculture and infrastructure development for human settlement and tourism, and agricultural pollution.

Conservation Actions

It is known from several protected areas, including Parque Nacional Viñales, but most are in need of improved management and protection.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)

Rationale

Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000km2, its range is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in western Cuba.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was elevated from subspecies status under Eleutherodactylus planirostris by Estrada and Hedges (1997a).

Citation

Blair Hedges, Luis Díaz 2004. Eleutherodactylus goini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T29472A9500450. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T29472A9500450.en .Downloaded on 16 December 2018

 

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