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Melanophryniscus sanmartini
family: Bufonidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status Uruguay: Endangered (AtenciĆ³n Especial)
Regional Status None

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species has a fragmented distribution, and is found in Lavalleja, Maldonado, Rocha, Florida and Ribera Departments in Uruguay. It occurs below 500m asl, but its exact altitudinal range is unknown.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in grasslands and rocky outcrops and reproduces in small streams. It probably does not tolerate much habitat disturbance.

Population

It is commonly found during reproductive bouts and has a population that appears to be stable at present.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

Exotic tree plantations are a threat to this species.

Conservation Actions

It does not occur in any protected areas.

Citation

Esteban Lavilla, Jose Langone 2004. Melanophryniscus sanmartini. In: IUCN 2014

 

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