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Cochranella riveroi
family: Centrolenidae
subfamily: Centroleninae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
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 endemic to Cerro Aracamuni, in Amazonas State, Venezuela, at an elevation of 1,600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives and reproduces (by larval development) within terrestrial bromeliads in montane forest.

Population

It is a rare species.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

There are no current major threats, but the restricted range of this species makes it vulnerable to threatening processes.

Conservation Actions

The population occurs in a Natural Monument within the Parque Nacional Serrania de la Neblina. There is a need for close population monitoring of this species given that it is known only from a single location.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)

Rationale

Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from only a single location.

Citation

Enrique La Marca, Celsa SeƱaris 2004. Cochranella riveroi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54987A11224731. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54987A11224731.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018

 

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