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Scinax caldarum
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 from the highlands of Poços de Caldas to the southern part of Serra do Espinhaço, in Brazil. It has been recorded from above 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in open areas on low vegetation near permanent or temporary ponds. The spawn are deposited in temporary or permanent ponds, and attached to the vegetation. It adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as mining and fires are major threats to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes several protected areas. Taxonomic research to resolve this species complex is needed.

Taxonomic Notes

This form is a complex of more than one species.

Citation

Débora Silvano, Rogério Bastos, Ulisses Caramaschi 2004. Scinax caldarum. In: IUCN 2014

 

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