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Ptychohyla acrochorda
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 restricted to the Atlantic slopes of the Sierra Juárez in northern Oaxaca, Mexico, although it might occur more widely. It has an altitudinal range of 594-900m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits mesic cloud forest. Males call from branches or bushes along streams in which the larvae develop.

Population

Its population status is unknown.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

The habitat of this species is under threat from small-scale farming and wood extraction. Chytridiomycosis is a potential future threat.

Conservation Actions

Given the potential threat of chytridiomycosis this species should be monitored carefully.

Citation

Georgina Santos-Barrera 2004. Ptychohyla acrochorda. In: IUCN 2014

 

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