Batrachyla fitzroya
family: Batrachylidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Argentina


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality (Isla Grande in Menendez Lake, 42° 40'S; 71° 51'W), an island completely protected in Parque Nacional Los Alerces, Chubut Province, Argentina. It occurs at 500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It can be found in very humid temperate forest dominated by Nothofagus. Its breeding habitat is not known, but it may breed within small temporary pools. It is not known whether or not it can occur in modified habitats.


This species is locally common within its restricted range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no current threats at the type locality, but its restricted range renders it susceptible to stochastic threatening processes.

Conservation Actions

The population occurs in a highly protected area in Parque Nacional Los Alerces. There is a need for close population monitoring of this species given its restricted range.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)


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


Carmen Úbeda, Néstor Basso, Esteban Lavilla, Boris Blotto 2004. Batrachyla fitzroya. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56331A11462569. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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