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Pseudis minuta
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

© 2003 Dr. Axel Kwet (1 of 4)
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: Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species can be found in Northeastern Argentina (Buenos Aires, Corrientes, Entre RĂ­os, Misiones, Santa Fe and Santiago del Estero), Uruguay, and extreme southern Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina) from 0-500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is an aquatic species that occurs and reproduces in ponds and still-water pools of slowly moving creeks. Does not tolerate habitat disturbance that causes the disappearance of water (such as the drainage of wetlands).

Population

It is very common and stable.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no major threats. It apparently thrives in rice plantations that receive heavy doses of pesticides.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Citation

Axel Kwet, Esteban Lavilla, Julian Faivovich, Jose Langone 2004. Pseudis minuta. In: IUCN 2014

 

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