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Leptodactylus lauramiriamae
family: Leptodactylidae
 
Species Description: Heyer WR, Crombie RI 2005 Leptodactylus lauramiriamae, a distinctive new species of frog (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae) from Rondonia, Brazil. Proc Biol Soc Wash 118:590-595.
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

This species is only known from the type locality: north end of the town of Vilhena, km 16, 12 43' S, 60 07'W, state of Rondonia, Brazil (Heyer and Crombie, 2005).

Habitat and Ecology

Leptodactylus lauramiriamae is known only from a single Cerrado enclave in a predominantly Amazonian rainforest landscape. Individuals of the species were found under trash within the cerrado habitat (Heyer and Crombie, 2005).

Population

No population status is available for this species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

No major threats are known for this species. It appears to live in disturbed and degraded environments.

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are known for this species.

Taxonomic Notes

Leptodactylus lauramiriamae is provisionally included in the genus Leptodactylus. It is differentiated from other species through a combination of morphological, myological and osteological features (Heyer and Crombie, 2005).

Citation

Ariadne Angulo 2008. Leptodactylus lauramiriamae. In: IUCN 2014

 

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