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Nannophryne cophotis
family: Bufonidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Peru

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species has been recorded from the Departments of Cajamarca, Ancash and La Libertad, in Peru. It has an altitudinal range of 3,160-4,100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is present in puna and high-altitude plateaus, and dry scrubland. This species breeds in temporary small ponds and permanent shallow streams. It is also present in agricultural land (mostly potato and maize fields).

Population

This is an uncommon species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

This species faces no major threats. Occasionally it has been recorded in the national pet trade.

Conservation Actions

This species is believed to occur in Parque Nacional Huascarán, Calipuy National Reserve and Sanctuary, and Baños de Chancay Reserved Zone. It is listed on the Peruvian Red List.

Citation

Ariadne Angulo, Jesús Córdova-Santa Gadea, Ulrich Sinsch 2004. Nannophryne cophotis. In: IUCN 2014

 

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