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Craugastor mimus

Subgenus: Craugastor
family: Craugastoridae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Costa Rica, Nicaragua

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species' geographic range is from the Atlantic slope from eastern Honduras to southeastern Costa Rica, at elevations of 15-940m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species can be found in the forest floor leaf-litter in undisturbed lowland moist and wet forest. It reproduces via direct development and it tolerates some forest disturbance.

Population

It is uncommon, but widespread and regularly seen. The population at La Selva, Costa Rica appears to have experienced declines (Whitfield et al., 2007).

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

Habitat destruction is a major threat to this species. At La Selva, declines seem to be driven by climate-driven reductions in quantity of standing leaf litter (Whitfield et al., 2007).

Conservation Actions

The range of this species includes several national parks.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Eleutherodactylus (Crawford and Smith, 2005).

Citation

Federico BolaƱos, Gerardo Chaves, Larry David Wilson, Javier Sunyer 2010. Craugastor mimus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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