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Ptychohyla zophodes
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 appears to be restricted to the mesic forests of the Atlantic slopes of northern Oaxaca, Mexico, from 400-1,500m asl. It has been recorded from the Sierra Mazateca, the Sierra Juárez and the Sierra Mixes, and it might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits cloud forest and lower montane rainforest, where it is generally found in vegetation close to streams. The larvae develop in pools in the streams.

Population

The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

Its habitat is under threat from small-scale farming and wood extraction. Larvae have been found in southern Mexico with loss of keratinised mouthparts, indicating chytridiomycosis.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if this species occurs in any protected areas.

Citation

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

 

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