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Colostethus thorntoni
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Colostethinae
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: Colombia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from two localities in Antioquia Department, in the northern Cordillera Central, Colombia, between 1,480 and 2,270m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is presumably found beside streams in forest like other species of the genus. Its breeding habits are not known, but the larvae presumably develop in streams.

Population

Only a few specimens have been collected, and its population status is unknown.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

The major threats are unknown.

Conservation Actions

The range of the species does not include any protected areas. More research into its extent of occurrence, ecological requirements and population status is needed, in particular to determine if its range extends beyond the two known localities.

Citation

Taran Grant, John Lynch 2004. Colostethus thorntoni. In: IUCN 2014

 

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