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Bokermannohyla clepsydra
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 known from the Serra da Bocaina in São Paulo State, and also from Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, at altitudes above 200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

The adults live in bromeliads on trees, near streams in primary forest. The larvae are specialized to live in swift mountain torrents.

Population

There is no information regarding the population status of this species, which is only known from a few specimens.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

At present, threats to this species are still relatively unknown.

Conservation Actions

Its known range is wholly within Parque Nacional da Serra da Bocaina, where conservation and maintenance of its habitat 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

Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles 2004. Bokermannohyla clepsydra. In: IUCN 2014

 

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