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Plectrohyla labedactyla
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
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: Mexico

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality at San Vicente Lachixio, Sola de Vega District, in south-central Oaxaca, Mexico, at 2,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits dry pine-oak forest, and presumably breeds in streams.

Population

Only one specimen has ever been collected of this species, which is thought to be rare.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The main threat to this species is logging of the area by local people.

Conservation Actions

Its range does not include any protected areas, so the protection of the unique habitat of this species is recommended, especially since several other threatened species are also found in this area.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Plectrohyla (Faivovich et al. 2005).

Citation

Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez 2004. Plectrohyla labedactyla. In: IUCN 2014

 

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