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Anomaloglossus murisipanensis
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Aromobatinae
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: Venezuela

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality, stated to be "Murisipan-Tepui (05 53N, 62 04W)", in the state of Bolívar, Venezuela, at 2,350m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

The single specimen was collected under a rock in tropical montane forest. Breeding habits are unknown, although the larvae probably develop in streams.

Population

It is known from only one specimen.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

There are no current major threats, but fires, caused by lightning, are a potential threat.

Conservation Actions

Its range does not include any protected areas. There is a need for further survey work to determine the current population status of this species, and to monitor its status, given that it is known only from one site.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)

Rationale

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

Citation

Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Anomaloglossus murisipanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55117A11253488. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55117A11253488.en .Downloaded on 18 November 2018

 

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