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Craugastor bocourti

Subgenus: Hylactophryne
family: Craugastoridae

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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: Guatemala

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species occurs in the mountains of Alta Verapaz and the Sierra de las Minas, Guatemala, at 1,300-1,700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on the forest floor in undisturbed cloud forest. It breeds by direct development, and is not dependent on water for breeding.

Population

It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat is habitat loss due to agriculture (in particular leather-leaf plantations), wood extraction, and human settlement.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in the Parque Nacional Sierra de las Minas and Biotopo del Quetzal.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)

Rationale

Listed as Vulnerable because its Area of Occupancy is less than 2,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in central and eastern Guatemala.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously included in the genus Eleutherodactylus (Crawford and Smith 2005).

Citation

Manuel Acevedo, Eric Smith 2004. Craugastor bocourti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56468A11481964. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56468A11481964.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018

 

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