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Chiasmocleis hudsoni
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Gastrophryninae

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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, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from Venezuela (a single locality in Amazonas state, at the base of Cerro Neblina in Baría river), Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and Brazil (in the vicinity of Manaus in Amazonas state). It occurs up to 300m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a nocturnal, fossorial species, usually hiding in holes or in the leaf-litter of tropical rainforests. Embryonic and larval development takes place in water. It is an explosive breeder in temporary pools. It probably occurs in disturbed habitats, but its adaptability to such anthropogenic zones is not yet known.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no overall threats, but there are localized threats from clear-cutting.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas through its wide range.

Citation

Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Robert Reynolds, César Luis Barrio Amorós 2004. Chiasmocleis hudsoni. In: IUCN 2014

 

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