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Ischnocnema lactea
family: Brachycephalidae

© 2012 Diogo B. Provete (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 from southeastern Brazil is known from the States of Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. It is a high-altitude species, occurring at 800-2,500m asl. The type series from Iguape might have been from a lower altitude, but this area is now a city.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in the leaf-litter on the floor of primary and old secondary forest, but not in more open areas. It breeds by direct development.

Population

It is not common in some places, but is common in others.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, wood plantations, logging, fires and human settlement.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in many protected areas.

Taxonomic Notes

This species is a complex of several species (C.A.G. Cruz pers. comm.).

Citation

Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva 2004. Ischnocnema lactea. In: IUCN 2014

 

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