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Craugastor monnichorum

Subgenus: Craugastor
family: Craugastoridae

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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: Panama

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is endemic to the western Cordillera Central of Panama adjacent to Costa Rica, although its distribution is incompletely known. It is known to occur at an altitude of around 1400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This is a terrestrial and low vegetation species of humid montane forest. It reproduces by direct development, but the site of egg deposition is not clear.

Population

There is no information available on the population status of this species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

The major threat is presumed to be general habitat loss through deforestation.

Conservation Actions

Although there are no specific conservation measures in place for this species, it has been recorded from the adjacent protected areas of Parque Nacional Volcán Barú and Parque Internacional La Amistad.

Taxonomic Notes

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

Citation

Frank Solís, Roberto Ibáñez, César Jaramillo, Querube Fuenmayor 2004. Craugastor monnichorum. In: IUCN 2014

 

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