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Crossodactylus schmidti
family: Hylodidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Argentina, Brazil

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species can be found from 300-750m asl in Misiones, Argentina; Tres Baras de Paraná, Paraná, Brazil (here, its range is severely fragmented); and Itapua Department, Paraguay.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs near permanent streams (in which it breeds) in rainforest, and probably does not tolerate habitat disturbance.

Population

It is common in its limited range.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

Threats to this species include selective logging, clear-cutting of primary forests, pollution of soil and water due to agricultural practices, and industrial pollution by organic wastes. The introduction and spread of Rana catesbeiana is also a threat to this species.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Parque Estadual Rio Guarani, Brazil, and in Argentina in the Reserva de la Biósfera Yabotí, Parque Nacional Iguazú, and several provincial reserves.

Citation

Magno Vicente Segalla, Paulo Garcia, Débora Silvano, Esteban Lavilla, Diego Baldo 2004. Crossodactylus schmidti. In: IUCN 2014

 

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