Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species can be found from 1,140-1,960m asl in the Río Blanco drainage in Provincia Pichincha, in the north-western Andes in Ecuador, and probably occurs more widely.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species can be found in montane cloud forest in humid tropical and humid temperate regions, in bromeliads in the sub canopy, and also in pastures and secondary forest. Individuals have been found on low vegetation at night, or on herbaceous plants and ferns near streams (Lynch and Duellman 1997). Reproduction occurs by direct development.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
NT
Near Threatened

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2004

Assessor/s
Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Diego Almeida

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

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Justification
Listed as Near Threatened because, although its Extent of Occurrence is much less than 5,000 km2, it is common, adaptable, and does not appear to be in decline.
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Population

Population
During the course of survey work in 2002-2003 it was found to be common in Curipollo, Nonegal.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no major threats to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Its range does not overlap any protected areas.
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