Adenomera coca
family: Leptodactylidae
Species Description: Angulo A, Reichle S 2008 Acoustic signals, species diagnosis, and species concepts: the case of a new cryptic species of Leptodactylus (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae) from the Chapare region, Bolivia. Zool J Linn Soc 152:59-77.

© 2008 Dr. Ariadne Angulo (1 of 1)

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Bolivia



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the Carretera Antigua (old road) from Villa Tunari to Cochabamba (ca 800 m asl), above the Village of El Palmar, Province of Chapare, Department of Cochabamba, Bolivia (Angulo and Reichle 2008).

Habitat and Ecology

This species can be found on open ground and at the base of dense, grassy vegetation in montane rainforests. Males call in the evening and after a heavy downpour during the day from dense clusters of grass as well as from open areas (Angulo and Reichle 2008).


The species is only known from the type series, comprised of three specimens.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is not known whether this species is facing any significant threats.

Conservation Actions

There are several protected areas near Villa Tunari, including Parque Machia and Carrasco National Park. It is possible that the species may be found in one of these.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

A member of the Leptodactylus marmoratus species group (formerly genus Adenomera) according to the original description (Angulo and Reichle 2008).


Angulo, A. 2009. Adenomera coca. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T164916A5938142. .Downloaded on 16 February 2019


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