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Chiasmocleis centralis
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Gastrophryninae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 Aruanã and Canabrava, in the state of Goiás, in east-central Brazil, at 200-400m asl. It is likely to occur more widely than is currently known.

Habitat and Ecology

This very poorly known species occurs in Cerrado savannah. Members of this genus are normally associated with temporary ponds for breeding.

Population

There is no information on the population status of this species.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

This species is likely to be threatened by the spread of intensive agriculture, fire, and the building of dams.

Conservation Actions

t is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

Bokermann (1952) suggested that Chiasmocleis centralis is allied with C. shudikarensis, but Carvalho (1954), suggested an affinity with C. albopunctata.

Citation

Ulisses Caramaschi, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Débora Silvano 2004. Chiasmocleis centralis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57754A11680833. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57754A11680833.en .Downloaded on 15 December 2018

 

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