This species is known only from the type locality in Bolívar State, Venezuela, at 112km along the road from El Dorado to Santa Elena de Uairén, from an altitudinal range of 860-1,300m asl. The geographic coordinates for this location are 06° 01'N; 61° 24'W.
Habitat and Ecology
This diurnal frog has been found in a muddy roadside ditch, and on the rocky banks of rivers in tropical montane forests at Serrania de Lema. Larvae presumed to be of this species have been found in shallow puddles 5-10cm deep, as well as in small streams and under rocks in small pools in a roadside ditch.
It is a common species.
This species might be threated by the construction of power lines which has caused deforestation and has also required the construction of access roads. Tourism is also a threat.
There is a population of this species within Parque Nacional Canaima in Venezuela. Education and awareness is needed for this region, which is important for numerous endemic species.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Anomaloglossus parkerae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55127A11257165. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55127A11257165.en .Downloaded on 18 February 2019