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Rhinella ruizi
family: Bufonidae
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: Colombia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from the municipalities of Bello, Sonsón and Belmira, in the Cordillera Central in Antioquia Department, Colombia, where it has been recorded from 2,330-3,100m asl. The limits of its range are not yet known.

Habitat and Ecology

This inhabitant of grassland is usually found on vegetation up to 30cm above the ground, and on rocks above the ground along streams and roadsides, and in grassy areas near waterfalls. It is most likely a direct developing species although there have been no direct observations regarding its breeding biology.

Population

It is a common species within its known range.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

There is very little information available on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

Its range does not include any protected areas. More research into its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements is needed.

Citation

Taran Grant, John Lynch 2004. Rhinella ruizi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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