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Rhinella veraguensis
family: Bufonidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Bolivia, Peru

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from the Marcapata Valley, (Departamento Cusco); Tutumbaro, Río Piene, (Ayacucho); valley of the Río Cosñipata (Cusco); in Peru. In Bolivia, it is present in Departamentos La Paz; Cochabamba; Santa Cruz, and Chuquisaca. It has an altitudinal range of 500-2,100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

Its habitat is in the montane tropical forest and cloud forest. It breeds in streams and can occur in slightly disturbed forest.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

No threats in Bolivia; localized habitat loss in Peru.

Conservation Actions

Given its known habitat and geographic distribution, this species might occur in Parque Nacional Manu and Amarakaeri Reserved Zone. Present in several protected areas in Bolivia.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Taxonomic Notes

This species is a complex of more than one species (possibly three species involved)

Citation

Ariadne Angulo, Steffen Reichle, Jörn Köhler, Jesús Córdova-Santa Gadea 2004. Rhinella veraguensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54792A11192672. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54792A11192672.en

 

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