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Stefania goini
family: Hemiphractidae
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 restricted to Mount Duida (at 1,400m asl, from which it was originally described) and the slopes and summit of Mount Huachamakari (at 1,700m asl), both in Amazonas State, Venezuela. The limits of its distribution are not known.

Habitat and Ecology

@It occurs on rocks in streams on the tops of tepuis. It carries its eggs and juveniles on its back, and reproduces by direct development.

Population

It is apparently not a common species.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

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

Conservation Actions

Its range is 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 genus has recently been moved from the family Hylidae (Faivovich et al. 2005). Given the high degree of endemicity in this genus, and the disjunct distribution on top of different tepuis, the populations of this species from Cerros Duida and Huachamacari could represent different species. Some morphological evidence points to this conclusion, but the available specimens do not allow a conclusive taxonomic decision, hence both populations were treated as a single species by Señaris et al. (1997).

Citation

Celsa Señaris, Ross MacCulloch, Enrique La Marca 2004. Stefania goini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56028A11413617. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56028A11413617.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018

 

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