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Peltophryne taladai
Sapo
family: Bufonidae

© 2007 Ansel Fong (1 of 2)

  hear Fonozoo call (#1)
  hear Fonozoo call (#2)

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is found in central and eastern Cuba from sea level up to 560m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found in lowland mesic broadleaf forests and cultivated fields (providing farming is not too intensive). Males call in streams and shallow creeks, and eggs are laid in permanent water.

Population

It is very common in suitable habitat.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat to this species is habitat loss due to intensive agriculture (livestock, sugarcane), charcoaling, and nickel mining. Pollution from agricultural pesticides is also a threat.

Conservation Actions

This species occurs in many protected areas.

Citation

Blair Hedges, Luis Díaz 2004. Peltophryne taladai. In: IUCN 2014

 

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