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Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil
IUCN (Red List) status: Least Concern (LC).
This species occurs in the planalto and coastal Serra Geral of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, at elevations of 300-1,100m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
Occurs in secondary and old growth forests, Araucaria stands, and plantations. Reproduction is unknown but presumed to have foam nests on the ground.
This is a common and stable species, especially in pine plantations.
There are no threats. It adapts well to human alteration of native habitat.
It occurs in several protected areas.
Axel Kwet, Paulo Garcia, Ariadne Angulo 2004. Leptodactylus araucaria. In: IUCN 2012