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Eleutherodactylus syristes

Subgenus: Syrrhophus
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Mexico

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from the Pacific slopes of the Sierra de Miahuatlán and Mixteca Alta, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits pine-oak forest areas, and breeds by direct development.

Population

There is no information on the current population status of this species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat is habitat disturbance and loss due to agricultural expansion and logging.

Conservation Actions

Protection of the forests of central Oaxaca is extremely urgent since no protected areas exist in this region. Further survey work is needed to establish its current population status. This species is protected by Mexican law under the "Special Protection" category (Pr).

Red List Status

Endangered (EN)

Rationale

Listed as Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, all individuals are in fewer than five locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Citation

Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez 2004. Eleutherodactylus syristes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56989A11552730. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56989A11552730.en .Downloaded on 15 November 2018

 

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