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Anomaloglossus roraima
"Roraima rocket frog" proposed
family: Dendrobatidae

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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 top of Mount Roraima, in Bolívar State in south-eastern Venezuela, at an altitude of 2,700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

The only known specimen was captured inside mosses covering the rocks on the walls of Mount Roraima. This is a rocky environment very close to the top of the tepui.

Population

Nothing is known about the population status of this species, which is known only from a single specimen.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

Disturbance of its habitat by tourists is a major threat.

Conservation Actions

It is known from a single protected area, the type locality being located within Parque Nacional Canaima.

Citation

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

 

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