Ischnocnema hoehnei
family: Brachycephalidae

© 2004 Ariovaldo Giaretta (1 of 1)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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 Boraceia, Paranapiacaba, Riacho Grande and Teres├│polis in the Serra do Mar, in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo States, Brazil. It has been recorded from 800-1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is usually found in the forest floor leaf-litter or occasionally on low vegetation, in primary and good quality secondary forest. It breeds by direct development. It has not been recorded outside forest.


It is not a common species, but it is relatively easy to find if looking for it.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat loss due to infrastructure development for human settlement is threatening a few local populations, but overall the species appears unthreatened at present.

Conservation Actions

The range of the species includes several protected areas. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence and population status is needed.


Carlos Alberto Gon├žalves da Cruz, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva 2004. Ischnocnema hoehnei. In: IUCN 2014


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