Eleutherodactylus maurus

Subgenus: Syrrhophus
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 occurs from south-eastern Michoacán, east to Morelos, in central Mexico.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits pine forest areas and requires abundant rocks and leaf-litter, and breeds by direct development.


This is not a common species, but there is very little recent information on its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Disturbance and transformation of the original forest due to the expansion of urbanised areas is a serious threat to this species.

Conservation Actions

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

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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


Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez 2004. Eleutherodactylus maurus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56749A11530673. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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