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.
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.


It is a possibly common, cryptic species.

Population Trend


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.


Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo, Karl-Heinz Jungfer, Fernando Castro, Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Chiasmocleis carvalhoi. In: IUCN 2014


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