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Anomaloglossus parkerae
family: Dendrobatidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality in Bolívar State, Venezuela, at 112km along the road from El Dorado to Santa Elena de Uairén, from an altitudinal range of 860-1,300m asl. The geographic coordinates for this location are 06° 01'N; 61° 24'W.

Habitat and Ecology

This diurnal frog has been found in a muddy roadside ditch, and on the rocky banks of rivers in tropical montane forests at Serrania de Lema. Larvae presumed to be of this species have been found in shallow puddles 5-10cm deep, as well as in small streams and under rocks in small pools in a roadside ditch.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

This species might be threated by the construction of power lines which has caused deforestation and has also required the construction of access roads. Tourism is also a threat.

Conservation Actions

There is a population of this species within Parque Nacional Canaima in Venezuela. Education and awareness is needed for this region, which is important for numerous endemic species.

Citation

Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Anomaloglossus parkerae. In: IUCN 2014

 

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