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Tepuihyla aecii
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 from the south summit of Mount Duida, in Amazonas State, Venezuela (03° 19'N; 65° 38'W), at 2,150m asl. It might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits high montane tepui vegetation, where it occurs in forest and shrubs adjacent to rivers, streams and peat bogs. It is suspected to breed by laying its eggs in shallow swampy areas, in which the larvae develop.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species' habitat at present.

Conservation Actions

It occurs 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.

Citation

Celsa Señaris, Enrique La Marca 2004. Tepuihyla aecii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56040A11416316. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56040A11416316.en .Downloaded on 22 November 2018

 

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