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Phyllomedusa distincta
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Phyllomedusinae

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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 ranges from the State of São Paulo south to the state of Rio Grande do Sul. It occurs up to 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives inside moist primary and secondary forest, and on the forest edge, but not in more open areas. It is usually found on shrubs near standing waterbodies. The eggs are laid on leaves over permanent ponds, into which the larvae fall and develop.

Population

It is a very common species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, wood plantations, and clear-cutting.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in some protected areas.

Citation

Paulo Garcia, Axel Kwet 2004. Phyllomedusa distincta. In: IUCN 2014

 

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