Eleutherodactylus rubrimaculatus

Subgenus: Syrrhophus
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae

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

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Guatemala, Mexico



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from extreme south-eastern Pacific Chiapas, Mexico, and adjacent northern Guatemala, from 0-700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits cloud forests, and is not known from altered habitats. It breeds by direct development.


This is an abundant species within its restricted range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threat is disturbance and transformation of the original forest areas due to agriculture and logging.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species includes Reserva de la Biósfera Encrucijada and Reserva de la Biósfera El Triunfo, both in Mexico.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)


Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat in Mexico and Guatemala.


Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez 2004. Eleutherodactylus rubrimaculatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56928A11556146. .Downloaded on 22 February 2019


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