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Chiasmocleis atlantica
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Gastrophryninae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from very low altitudes, up to 40m asl, in the States of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo in southeastern Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a species of forest edge, and primary and secondary forest, not occurring in open areas. It breeds in temporary ponds inside a lowland forest.

Population

It is abundant where it occurs.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

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

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably not much larger than 20,000 km2, it is common with a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Citation

Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Ana Carolina Carnaval 2004. Chiasmocleis atlantica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57750A11680327. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57750A11680327.en .Downloaded on 10 December 2018

 

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