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Leptodactylus furnarius
family: Leptodactylidae

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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, Uruguay

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from central to southern Brazil; also in Uruguay (Riveira Department). Its altitudinal range is from 200-1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in open areas, on the ground, near waterbodies. It lays its eggs under the ground, and the tadpoles are carried by water to ponds. It adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance (has been collected in Eucalyptus plantations).

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

Agriculture, extraction (mining), fire and infrastructure development (dams) are all threats.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Citation

Guarino Colli, Luciana Barreto Nascimento, D├ębora Silvano, Jose Langone 2004. Leptodactylus furnarius. In: IUCN 2014

 

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