Ischnocnema oea
family: Brachycephalidae

© 2010 Pedro L. V. Peloso (1 of 1)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
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 near Santa Teresa, in the state of Espirito Santo, south-eastern Brazil, at around 650m asl, although it might be more widespread.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in the leaf-litter on the ground of primary and secondary forest, and breeds by direct development.


It is a common species within its small known range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The area where the species is found is quite well protected (as a biological reserve), but habitat loss is taking place nearby (where the species might occur), due to creation of wood plantations, smallholder farming, logging, human settlement and tourism.

Conservation Actions

The biological reserve in which it occurs is the Reserva Biológica Augusto Ruschi.


Bruno Pimenta, Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto 2004. Ischnocnema oea. In: IUCN 2014


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