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Leptodactylus myersi
Myers' thin-toed frog, Rã-de-dedos-delgados-de-Myers, Rana de dedos delgados de Myers
family: Leptodactylidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from the Guianan region of Brazil, Suriname and French Guiana. It has not yet been recorded from Guyana. In Brazil, it is known from Acre, Pará and Roraima (Heyer, 2005). It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites. It occurs from sea level up to 600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits rocky outcrop areas, in lowland tropical rainforest (Heyer, 1995; Heyer, 2005). It places foam nests under stones, and the tadpoles are raised in riverlets during the rainy season.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

There are no threats to this widespread species at present.

Conservation Actions

Several protected areas are present within the range of this species.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Citation

Ronald Heyer, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Philippe Gaucher 2004. Leptodactylus myersi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57145A11591372. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57145A11591372.en .Downloaded on 16 December 2018

 

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