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Aparasphenodon brunoi
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

© 2010 Mauro Teixeira Jr (1 of 1)
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 occurs in the coastal lowlands of southeastern Brazil from southern Bahia to northern São Paulo. It occurs from close to sea level up to 500m.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in bromeliads and bamboo cavities inside the forest and on the forest edge, and also in coastal restinga shrubland. It breeds in temporary pools and is not found in heavily degraded habitats.

Population

It is a very common species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss, in particular due to expanding human settlements, but also due to expanding agriculture, livestock grazing, and clear-cutting, and the collection of bromeliads.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas (eg. Parque Estadual do Rio Doce).

Citation

Carlos Frederico da Rocha, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Monique Van Sluys 2004. Aparasphenodon brunoi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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