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Bokermannohyla circumdata
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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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 from the mountains of southeastern Brazil ranges in southern Rio de Janeiro and northeastern São Paulo States, and adjoining southeastern Minas Gerais (Napoli, 2005). Its altitudinal range is 800-1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in primary and secondary forests, and forest edge and clearings inside forest. It is usually found on vegetation in the forest and in clearings, near or away from streams. It breeds in streams where it constructs nests in mud.

Population

It is a common species, but has declined in some locations (Eterovick et al., 2005).

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to clear-cutting and human settlement. This species has recently tested positive for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection (Toledo et al., 2006b).

Conservation Actions

It occurs in many protected areas.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Bokermannohyla (Faivovich, et al., 2005). The taxon in southern Espírito Santo State has recently been separated as B. caramaschii (Napoli, 2005).

Citation

Paulo Garcia, Magno Vicente Segalla 2010. Bokermannohyla circumdata. In: IUCN 2014

 

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