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Brasilotyphlus braziliensis
family: Siphonopidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known to exist in Amazonian Brazil in Amazonas, Roraima, Para and Amapá states.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a subterranean species living in rainforest. The extent to which it can adapt to secondary habitats is not known. Its breeding habits are unknown.

Population

There is very little; the species was last seen in 1997, but very little work is being carried out within the range.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known, but it is possibly threatened by clear-cutting of forest for timber.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several national parks and indigenous reserves.

Taxonomic Notes

This is a poorly circumscribed species in need of taxonomic review (M. Wilkinson pers. comm.).

Citation

Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Brasilotyphlus braziliensis. In: IUCN 2014

 

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