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Myersiohyla aromatica
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Venezuela

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality, which is the summit of Huachamacari tepui (03° 50'N; 65° 45'W), in Amazonas State, Venezuela, at 1,700m asl, although it might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits high montane tepui forest where it lays its eggs in very rapid waters. The larvae live in the fast-flowing sections of the rivers.

Population

It appears to be common at the Huachamacari summit.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species at present.

Conservation Actions

It is protected within Parque Nacional Duida-Marahuaca.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the new genus Myersiohyla (Faivovich et al. 2005).

Citation

Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Myersiohyla aromatica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55399A11293688. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55399A11293688.en .Downloaded on 11 December 2018

 

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