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Stefania roraimae
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: Guyana

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from Mount Roraima (type locality, 1,402m; Duellman and Hoogmoed 1984), the north-east plateau of Mount Ayanganna, and Mount Wokomung, all in Guyana. The limits to this species' distribution are not known. It is found between 1234-1550m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits primary forest, and the females presumably carry their eggs on their backs, with the juveniles developing fully there.

Population

There is no information on its population status.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species, and all the known localities are in undisturbed, remote areas.

Conservation Actions

More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence, ecological requirements and population status is needed.

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).

Citation

Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher 2010. Stefania roraimae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T56034A11415337. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-2.RLTS.T56034A11415337.en .Downloaded on 21 November 2018

 

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