This species is known only from the imprecise type locality of Rio Pandeiros, in north-west Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
Habitat and Ecology
The locality where the specimens were collected is unknown, and no information about the species' habitat is available. It is presumed to be an aquatic species, and to be viviparous.
There is no information on its population status, and only three specimens are known.
Threats to this species are unknown.
It is not known from any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Mark Wilkinson, Débora Silvano, Luciana Barreto Nascimento 2004. Chthonerpeton perissodus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59540A11960725. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59540A11960725.en .Downloaded on 18 February 2019