Mannophryne larandina
family: Dendrobatidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

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Range Description

This species is known from the type locality, "Hato Arriba, Distrito Morán, Sierra de Barbacoas" (Yústiz 1991), at 1,800m asl in Lara State, Venezuela, and from a few other localities in the vicinity of the type locality.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits moist tropical montane forest. The eggs are laid on land and the male protects the eggs. When the eggs hatch, the male carries the larvae on his back to water where they develop further.


The population status of this species is not known. In May 2002, many specimens were found at the type locality and other additional localities.

Population Trend


Major Threats

This species is threatened by the intensification of agricultural activities within its range.

Conservation Actions

Its taxonomic status requires further research.


Enrique La Marca, Juan Elías García-Pérez, Jesús Manzanilla 2004. Mannophryne larandina. In: IUCN 2014


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