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Telmatobius degener (degener water frog)

Wikipedia Abstract

Telmatobius degener is a species of frog in the Telmatobiidae family. It is endemic to the La Libertad Region of Peru and only known from its type locality between Otuzco and Huamachuco, at 3,290 m (10,790 ft) asl. The type locality is in the very humid subalpine páramo. The frogs were active by day and found in pools and running water in a densely vegetated roadside marsh in an open pasture.The threats to this species are currently unknown, although chytridiomycosis could be a threat.
View Wikipedia Record: Telmatobius degener

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Telmatobius degener

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
5
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
60
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 11.76
EDGE Score: 4.63

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Cordillera Central páramo Ecuador, Peru Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Carretera Otuzco-Huamachuco 1 Peru

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Citations

Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access