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Myersiohyla inparquesi
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
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: Venezuela

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

The known range of this species is currently restricted to the summit of Cerro Marahuaca (03° 40'N; 65° 27'W), at 2,600m asl, in Amazonas State, Venezuela, although it might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits high, montane tepui habitat such as shrubs and forest. The larvae live in fast-moving streams, and are highly adapted to this environment.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species at present.

Conservation Actions

It is protected within Parque Nacional Duida-Marahuaca.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the new genus Myersiohyla (Faivovich et al. 2005).

Citation

Celsa Señaris, Enrique La Marca 2004. Myersiohyla inparquesi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55515A11322624. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55515A11322624.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018

 

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