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Bokermannohyla astartea
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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 known from Serra do Mar and Serra da Mantiqueira, southeastern Brazil. It occurs from 700-1,000m asl, and perhaps slightly higher.

Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs on the forest floor and in epiphyte bromeliads in primary forest. It has not been recorded from disturbed areas. It breeds in bromeliads by larval development.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

Habitat loss due to deforestation is a localized threat to this species, but overall there are no major threats at present.

Conservation Actions

The range of the species includes several protected areas. Maintenance and conservation of its habitat is required as it does not appear to be able to withstand habitat disturbance. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence is needed.

Taxonomic Notes

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

Citation

Dante Pavan, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues 2004. Bokermannohyla astartea. In: IUCN 2014

 

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