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Aplastodiscus musicus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
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: Brazil

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is only known from the Serra dos Órgãos, Rio de Janeiro State, south-eastern Brazil, where it occurs above 1,200m asl. It is likely also to be found at other sites.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on vegetation near waterbodies in primary forest, where it breeds in permanent streams.

Population

It is a rarely encountered species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

This species is threatened by infrastructure development for tourism.

Conservation Actions

Its known range is wholly within Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos, where maintenance and conservation of its habitat is required.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Aplastodiscus (Faivovich et al. 2005).

Citation

Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles 2004. Aplastodiscus musicus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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