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Chiasmocleis carvalhoi
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Gastrophryninae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia, Peru

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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 can be found in the Northeastern Amazon of PerĂº (Departamento: Loreto) and southern Amazonian Colombia (Leticia region). It is present below 200m asl. It is likely to be found in neighbouring Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

It has been recorded from both leaf-litter and bromeliads in primary tropical moist rainforest. It is a phytotelmic species that breeds by direct development. Eggs are deposited in bromeliad axils. It is not present in degraded habitats.

Population

It is a possibly common, cryptic species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

Large areas of suitable habitat are remaining. There is some localized habitat loss to general human activities such as collection of wood, logging, and agriculture (crops, livestock etc.). Over harvesting of bromeliads might lead to some localized declines.

Conservation Actions

In Peru it is present in several protected areas (Pacaya-Samiria Reserve, Alpahuayo Mishana Reserve). In Colombia it is present in Parque Nacional Natural Amacayacu.

Citation

Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo, Karl-Heinz Jungfer, Fernando Castro, Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Syncope carvalhoi. In: IUCN 2013

 

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