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Gastrotheca ernestoi
family: Hemiphractidae
 
Species Description: Caramaschi U, Rodrigues MT 2007 Taxonomic status of the species of Gastrotheca Fitzinger 1847 (Amphibia, Anura, Amphignathodontidae) of the Atlantic rainforest of eastern Brazil, with description of a new species. Boletim do Museu Nacional Rio de Janeiro 52:1-19

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

Gastrotheca ernestoi can be found in the Serra dos Órgãos, but extends to the Serra do Mar and Serra da Mantiqueira, in the southern part of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Caramaschi and Rodrigues, 2007).

Habitat and Ecology

Gastrotheca ernestoi is an inhabitant of the Atlantic rain forest. It occurs in sympatry with Gastrotheca albolineata and Gastrotheca fulvorufa at Serra dos Órgãos (Caramaschi and Rodrigues, 2007).

Population

No population status is available for this species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

No major threats are currently known for this species.

Conservation Actions

The species occurs within Itatiaia National Park.

Taxonomic Notes

Gastrotheca ernestoi was revalidated by Caramaschi and Rodrigues (2007) based on morphological features.

Citation

Ariadne Angulo 2008. Gastrotheca ernestoi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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