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Phyllodytes acuminatus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
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 coastal areas of northeastern Brazil, from the States of Bahia, Alagoas and Pernambuco. It occurs up to 550m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It has been found on the forest edge in bromeliads, and might also occur inside forest in bromeliads in the canopy. It has not been found in open or heavily degraded areas. It breeds in bromeliads by larval development.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, livestock grazing, logging, human settlement and collection of bromeliads.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Citation

Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Bruno Pimenta 2004. Phyllodytes acuminatus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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