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Hylodes fredi
family: Hylodidae
 
Species Description: Canedo C, Pombal Jp, Jr 2007 Two new species of torrent frog of the genus Hylodes (Anura, Hylodidiae) with nuptial thumb tubercles. Herpetologica 63:224-235
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

Hylodes fredi is known only from Ilha Grande (23 09' S, 44 30' W), an island belonging to the Municipality of Angra dos Reis, southern coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil (Canedo and Pombal, 2007).

Habitat and Ecology

The new species is known to occur within the Atlantic forest domain.

Population

No population status information is available for this species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

No major threats are known for this species, although it is only known to occur in an island, Ilha Grande.

Conservation Actions

The entire island is contained within the Ilha Grande Biological Reserve.

Taxonomic Notes

Hylodes fredi is differentiated from other similar species by a combination of morphological characters and advertisement call features (Canedo and Pombal, 2007).

Citation

Ariadne Angulo 2008. Hylodes fredi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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