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Haddadus aramunha
family: Craugastoridae
 
Species Description: Cassimiro J, Verdade VK, Rodrigues MT 2008 A large and enigmatic new eleutherodactyline frog (Anura, Strobomantidae) from the Serra do Sincora, Espinhaco Range, Northeastern Brazil. Zootaxa 1761:59-68

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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

Strabomantis aramunha is currently only known from the vicinity of Mucugê municipality, Serra do Sincorá, Espinhaço range, state of Bahia, Brazil (Cassimiro et al. 2008). Its known elevational range is between 942-1,207 m asl (Cassimiro et al. 2008). It may possibly occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

Individuals of this species have been found at night, motionless on exposed rock outcrops in the "campos rupestres" (high altitude rocky open grasslands) environment of Serra do Sincorá, Espinhaço mountain range (Cassimiro et al. 2008).

Population

This species would appear to be rare, but this may be due to the fact that it is not easy to find it (J. Cassimiro pers comm. 2009). Further data are needed to determine its population status.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

No threats are currently known for this species.

Conservation Actions

This species is known to occur within Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina (J. Cassimiro pers. comm. 2009).

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Citation

Cassimiro, J. 2009. Haddadus aramunha. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T158465A5199069. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T158465A5199069.en .Downloaded on 10 December 2018

 

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