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Dendrophryniscus brevipollicatus
family: Bufonidae

© 2010 Mauro Teixeira Jr (1 of 1)
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 only from the lowlands up to 900m asl in the States of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, in southern Brazil. Records from Rio Grande do Sul in extreme southern Brazil probably refer to other species.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in terrestrial and epiphytic bromeliads inside primary, secondary and seasonally flooded forests where it lays its eggs. The larvae develop in bromeliads. It does not survive in heavily degraded areas.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

The major threats are habitat loss due to livestock grazing, clear-cutting, collection of bromeliads, and human settlement.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Citation

Paulo Garcia, Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto 2010. Dendrophryniscus brevipollicatus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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