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Eleutherodactylus verrucipes

Subgenus: Syrrhophus
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae

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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: Mexico

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from southeastern Potosí, Querétaro and northwestern Hidalgo and northern Puebla, Mexico, at 200-2,945m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits montane cloud forest and pine-oak forest, although it has also been found in grazed areas, rock crevices and stone walls. It breeds by direct development.

Population

This is a common species.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

The major threat to this species is habitat loss due to clear-cutting.

Conservation Actions

It has been reported for Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra Gorda (Gillingwater and Patrikeev, 2004). It is protected by Mexican law under the "Special Protection" category (Pr).

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)

Rationale

Listed as Vulnerable since although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 5,000 km2 and its habitat might be declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Endangered, it probably occurs in more than ten locations.

Citation

Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez 2010. Eleutherodactylus verrucipes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T57037A11572652. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-2.RLTS.T57037A11572652.en .Downloaded on 18 November 2018

 

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