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Aromobates leopardalis (Colostethus leopardalis)

Synonyms: Colostethus leopardalis

Wikipedia Abstract

Aromobates leopardalis (common name: leopard rocket frog) is a species of frog in the Aromobatidae family. It is endemic to the Mérida of western Venezuela, with one population within the Sierra Nevada National Park. Its natural habitats are páramo grassland and sub-páramo shrubland environments and cloud forest. It is usually found within grasses and frailejones (Espeletia spp.), usually along and within streams.This species has not been seen in at least a decade.
View Wikipedia Record: Aromobates leopardalis

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Aromobates leopardalis

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.92
EDGE Score: 4.71


Litters / Year [1]  1


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Venezuelan Andes montane forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Sureste del Lago de Maracaibo Sto. Domingo-Motatán Protective Zone 1004884 Venezuela  

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Sierra La Culata and Sierra Nevada National Parks and surrounding areas Venezuela

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela Yes

Range Map



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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