Physalaemus deimaticus
family: Leptodactylidae

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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 only from the Serra do Cipó, in the state of Minas Gerais, in south-eastern Brazil. Its distribution is not well known, and it might occur more widely. It is found above 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives on the ground in rocky fields, and probably does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance. It presumably breeds in water, although this has not been confirmed.


The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

This species is possibly affected by fire, expanding human settlements, and disturbance resulting from tourism.

Conservation Actions

There is a protected area at the type locality, in which it might occur.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Ulisses Caramaschi, Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Débora Silvano 2004. Physalaemus deimaticus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57251A11609332. .Downloaded on 20 February 2019


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