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Phrynomedusa marginata
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Phyllomedusinae

© 1998 Hugo Claessen (1 of 1)

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 from southeastern Brazil is known from four localities: Santa Teresa (the type locality) in the State of EspĂ­rito Santo; Teresopolis and Parati in the State of Rio de Janeiro; and Ubatuba in the State of Sao Paulo State. Its altitudinal range is 200-800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in primary and secondary forest, but not in open areas. It is usually found on vegetation near permanent or temporary shallow streams, in which the tadpoles develop.

Population

It is common where it occurs.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, clear-cutting, human settlement and fire.

A similar species, Phrynomedusa cf. marginata has recently tested positive for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection (Toledo et al., 2006b).

Conservation Actions

It has been found in several protected areas.

Citation

Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva 2010. Phrynomedusa marginata. In: IUCN 2014

 

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