Hylodes regius
family: Hylodidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
See IUCN account.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the Itatiaia Mountains at around 2,200m asl on the border of the states of Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais, in south-eastern Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in primary forest in and around streams (in which it breeds) and cascades with clear running water. The males calls from stones or secluded places under rocks at the margins of the streams.


It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are probably related to habitat loss due to logging, tourism and fire.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Parque Nacional do Itatiaia.


Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Hylodes regius. In: IUCN 2014


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