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Leptodactylus hylodes
family: Leptodactylidae
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 Nossa Senhora do Socorro, in the state of Sergipe, in north-eastern Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

If it is like other members of its genus, it probably occurs near forest waterbodies, and makes foam nests in temporary pools.

Population

There have been no records of it since the original collection in the 1860s.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

If this is a forest-dwelling species, then it is likely to be threatened by habitat loss due to agricultural development, logging, livestock grazing and human settlement.

Conservation Actions

No information is available. Surveys are urgently needed to determine whether or not this species still survives.

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

Heyer (2000) reviewed the nomenclatural and taxonomic history of the nominal species, redescribed the lectotype, and posited that it represents a species of Leptodactylus currently known only from the type specimen.

Citation

D├ębora Silvano, Ronald Heyer 2004. Leptodactylus hylodes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57133A11588920. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57133A11588920.en .Downloaded on 9 December 2018

 

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