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Mannophryne oblitterata
family: Dendrobatidae
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: Venezuela

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from the states of Guarico and Miranda, in the central part of the coastal forest range of Venezuela, between 150 and 750m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs along the banks of fast-flowing streams in primary humid lowland forests. The eggs are deposited under decaying leaves on the forest floor. The larvae are then presumably carried on the backs of the males to streams where they develop further, as with other members of the genus.

Population

Its population status is not known, although there have been recent collections of specimens in Parque Nacional Guatopo.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

Agriculture was a threat to this species in the past but this region is now within a protected area. The disturbance of the habitat by tourists is a major threat, and chytridiomycosis cannot be ruled out as a future threat.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species includes at least one protected area (Parque Nacional Guatopo), in which it is widely distributed.

Citation

Enrique La Marca, Jesús Manzanilla 2004. Mannophryne oblitterata. In: IUCN 2014

 

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