Ischnocnema sambaqui
family: Brachycephalidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 from Atlantic forest in the municipalities of Guaraqueçaba, Piraquara, and Morretes, in Paraná State, Brazil, from 40-1,100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in secondary and old growth coastal rainforest, where it is found in vegetation and on the forest floor. It reproduces by direct development and lays eggs on the ground.


It is abundant within its range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Its habitat is under threat due to selective logging, cattle ranching, and tourism.

Conservation Actions

This species is found in Parque Estadual Pico do Marumbi.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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


Magno Vicente Segalla 2010. Ischnocnema sambaqui. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T56944A11558229. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


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