Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality of "between Chachapoyas and Bagua Grande Alva, 500m asl, Amazonas Department, Peru" (Rivero 1991). It is not known if it ranges more widely than this.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This is a diurnal, terrestrial species, reported from moist lowland tropical forest, although it is not known if it was collected in primary or secondary forest, nor whether or not it can adapt to modified habitats. It is thought to be associated with stream habitats, where the larvae presumably develop.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
  • Freshwater
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2004

Assessor/s
Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo, Karl-Heinz Jungfer, Robert Reynolds

Reviewer/s
Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)

Contributor/s

Justification
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its status and ecological requirements.
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Population

Population
There is nothing known about its population status.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
The major threat to this species is habitat degradation: the type locality is highly disturbed by agricultural activities (including coffee plantations) and urbanization (establishment of settlements and townships).
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
This species is not currently known from any protected areas, although it might occur in the Bosque de Protección Alto Mayo (but further investigations are required to confirm this). There is a need to protect habitat remnants at the type locality.
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Wikipedia

Colostethus poecilonotus

Colostethus poecilonotus is a species of frog in the Dendrobatidae family. It is endemic to Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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