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Cycloramphus stejnegeri
family: Cycloramphidae
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 only a few localities in a small region of the Serra dos Órgãos, in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. It is known from relatively high altitudes.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is usually found under leaf-litter in forest, or sometimes in burrows, but it has not been recorded from disturbed habitats. The eggs are laid under leaf-litter in burrows or under logs. It has terrestrial larvae which live away from water.

Population

The population status of this species is unknown, but it is not regularly encountered when collecting.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threats are unknown, but known localities are within protected areas.

Conservation Actions

This species' known range is within Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos.

Citation

Vanessa Verdade, Ronald Heyer 2004. Cycloramphus stejnegeri. In: IUCN 2014

 

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