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Phrynomedusa fimbriata
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Phyllomedusinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Extinct (EX)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status Extinct
Regional Status None

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species has only been recorded from "Alto da Serra", Paranapiacaba, Santo Andre, in the State of Sao Paulo, south-eastern Brazil. It was collected at an elevation of around 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

Although there is no information available on the biology or ecology of this species, it is possible that it was a high-altitude stream-breeder.

Population

It remains known from the holotype only, with no additional records for more than 80 years, despite repeated searches. It is now believed to be extinct.

Population Trend

Major Threats

No explanation is currently available for the disappearance of this species.

Conservation Actions

There are no protected areas near the type locality of this species.

Citation

Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Bruno Pimenta 2004. Phrynomedusa fimbriata. In: IUCN 2014

 

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