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Brachycephalus izecksohni
family: Brachycephalidae
 
Species Description: Ribeiro, Alves, Haddad & Reis 2005 Bol Mus Nac Rio de Janeiro 519
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 only from the type locality, at around 1,300m asl on Pico Torre da Prata, between the municipalities of Guaratuba and Paranagu√° in Paran√° State, Brazil. The limits of its distribution are not yet known.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is found in thick leaf-litter in Atlantic forest, where it is active by day, with the males calling from exposed positions in the leaf-litter. It is presumed to breed by direct development.

Population

It is locally abundant.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

This species is threatened by the substantial deforestation and fragmentation that the Atlantic forest has been subject to due to historical logging and ongoing large-scale clearance for cattle pasture, and crops such as sugar cane, coffee, and exotic trees, as well as for smallholder agriculture.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation

Simon Stuart 2006. Brachycephalus izecksohni. In: IUCN 2014

 

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