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Ischnocnema nasuta
family: Brachycephalidae

© 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 occurs widely in southeastern Brazil in the States of Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and possibly elsewhere. It altitudinal range is 50-1,300m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in lowland and montane forest, forest edges and eucalyptus plantations, but not in more open areas. It climbs on tall herbaceous vegetation and lays its eggs in epiphytic bromeliads, among other places. It breeds by direct development.

Population

It is a common species.

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.

Citation

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

 

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