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Eleutherodactylus interorbitalis

Subgenus: Syrrhophus
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae
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: Mexico

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from the Pacific lowlands of southern Sinaloa, Mexico.

Habitat and Ecology

It has been found on rocky and humid areas on the forest floor in the foothills of tropical deciduous forest. It is a species that breeds by direct development.

Population

In the 1950s and 1960s it was said to be an abundant species within its range. However, it is now considered to be a rare species. It is possible that the apparent change in status might be a result of misidentifications, although it is possible there has been a real decline.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

Disturbance and desiccation of the crevice microhabitats used by this species, due to selective wood extraction and wild fires, is a major threat to it.

Conservation Actions

This species is protected by Mexican law under the "Special Protection" category (Pr).

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Citation

Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez 2004. Eleutherodactylus interorbitalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56675A11501758. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56675A11501758.en .Downloaded on 16 November 2018

 

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