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Rhinella justinianoi
family: Bufonidae

© 2003 J. Koehler (1 of 1)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Bolivia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is found in the Bolivian Andes, in Cochabamba, Santa Cruz and La Paz Departments. It is know from the type locality, El Chape, in Florida Province, Santa Cruz Department, at an altitude of 2,050m asl, and from Campamento Fortaleza, in Carrasco Province, Cochabamba Department, from 1,875-2,220m asl, and from four localities in Nor Yungas Province, in La Paz Department, from 1,440-2,250m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits wet montane forest including cloud and Yungas forest. Köhler (2000a) suggests that it is probably restricted to primary forest. The larvae develop in streams.

Population

The population status of this species is not known.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat to this species is habitat destruction and degradation caused primarily by agriculture.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Parque Nacional Carrasco and Parque Nacional Amboro.

Citation

Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler 2004. Rhinella justinianoi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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