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Dendropsophus microps
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 Atlantic forests of southeastern Brazil ranges from the State of Bahia south to the State of Rio Grande do Sul. It occurs up to 1,600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in secondary forest, shrubland, coastal restinga scrub, and wood plantations, but not in primary forest. It is usually found on low vegetation near the waterbodies, such as ponds, large puddles or ditches at the forest edges or in clearings. It breeds in temporary ponds.

Population

It is an abundant species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to clear-cutting and human settlement.

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 resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich, et al., 2005). It is a complex of a few species (S. Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva pers. comm.).

Citation

Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Bruno Pimenta, Magno Vicente Segalla 2010. Dendropsophus microps. In: IUCN 2014

 

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