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Bokermannohyla gouveai
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 only from the vicinity of the type locality, Parque Nacional do Itatiaia (Brejo da Lapa, Alto Itatiaia) on the border of the states of Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais, Brazil, from 1,800-2,400m asl. This is a poorly sampled species that might occur somewhat more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It has been recorded from montane secondary forest and shrubland, and also from farmland. It breeds in permanent streams.

Population

It is fairly common.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

This species is threatened by habitat loss due to logging and agricultural encroachment.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, although conservation and maintenance of its habitat are 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, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Bokermannohyla gouveai. In: IUCN 2014

 

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